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Join me at the National Association of Memoir Writer’s Virtual Book Club

Join Me at the National Association of Memoir Writer’s Virtual Book Club
Join me at the National Association of Memoir Writer’s Virtual Book Club on Thursday, July 11th at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

I’ll be discussing The Healing Journey of Writing and Editing Your Memoir:
Starting at such a young age, one would think I would have published […]

Writers of the World: Video Discussion on Growing Through Grief

Be Sure to Watch! Writers of the World: A Video Discussion on the Topic of Growing Through Grief

Writers of the Word: Growing Through Grief

Please join me on Monday, June 24th at 5:30 Pacific, 8:30 Eastern, when I join Dr. Mary Plouffe, Iris Waichler, and Laurie Kahn for a discussion on Growing Through Grief.

By |June 24th, 2019|Bereavement Care, Death, Grief Counseling|0 Comments

Initiating End of Life Conversations with Loved Ones

Initiating End of Life Conversations with Loved Ones
Death is an inevitable part of life, yet it tends to bring up fear and avoidance in most people.

Despite the difficult nature of the subject, openly discussing death allows for end-of-life arrangements to easily be made, which can prevent issues down the road.

You may feel that you need […]

By |May 22nd, 2019|Bereavement Care, Death, End of Life Care|0 Comments

Help Your Loved One Handle the Financial Decisions that Come With the Loss of a Spouse

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Help Your Loved One Handle the Financial Decisions that Come With the Loss of a Spouse
When seniors go through the loss of their spouse, the major life changes that follow can be overwhelming.

Between the emotional adjustment to life without their partner to the more practical matters like handling financial decisions, it’s a lot […]

By |April 1st, 2019|Bereavement Care, Death, End of Life Care|0 Comments

WORK THROUGH YOUR PETTY GRUDGES

WHY RIGHT NOW IS THE BEST TIME TO WORK THROUGH YOUR PETTY GRUDGES
 

My dad is a big fan of celebrations. He says if people aren’t gathering for a wedding, a graduation, or a birthday, it’s a funeral. “At funerals, people cry and say ‘we should get together,’” he says. “And then the next time they […]

By |March 25th, 2019|Bereavement Care, Love and Relationships|0 Comments

Guest post – You Should Consider Moving After the Loss of A Loved One

Why You Should Consider Moving After The Loss Of A Loved One

Lucille Rosetti, info@thebereaved.org.

While the loss of a loved one and moving are considered two of life’s greatest stressors, the change that comes with immersing yourself in a new environment can be good for your mental health in more ways than one. However, uprooting […]

How To Boost Your Mental Health And Make A Little Extra Money

How To Boost Your Mental Health And Make A Little Extra Money

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There are few among us who couldn’t use a little mental health boost from time to time. And with daily stresses eating away at our emotional state, it’s important to implement self-care as much as possible. It can be difficult […]

By |March 14th, 2018|Bereavement Care|7 Comments

Hello Sunshine

On March 1st, I received this message about Reese Witherspoon’s new website, Hello-Sunshine:

“Dear Virginia:

We loved your Never Too Late submission, so much so, we have chosen it as the first Never Too Late essay to be published on the Hello Sunshine website scheduled to launch early next week.”

Click below for the link to my essay, […]

By |March 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A New Year, A New Goal

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A New Year, A New Goal

As another year ends and a new one begins, you may be one of the 150 million Americans who will make a New Year’s resolution for 2018. In the past, you also might be one of the 75 million whose resolutions don’t make it past the first week.

But […]

By |January 5th, 2018|The Space Between Book|0 Comments

California Writers Club

California Writers Club – Dr. Virginia Simpson

By |October 9th, 2017|Bereavement Care|0 Comments