Discover Your Pathway to Peace

You can’t go back and change the beginning,

but you can start where you are and change the ending.

- C.S. Lewis

Looking for information on coping with Loss & Grief from Covid-19?

Are you suffering from a broken heart? Do you feel angry, disappointed, resentful, depressed or stuck?

Did a death, divorce, or the end of a romantic relationship cause it? Or was it caused by any of the forty other losses that a person might experience such as moving, pet loss, or a change in finances? Regardless of the cause, you know how you feel and it probably isn’t good.

We aren’t going to tell you, “We know how you feel,” because we don’t. Neither does anyone else. What we will do is provide a safe environment where you will be given specific tools to help you recover from loss and ultimately lead a happier life.

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There are more than 43 major life events that result in grief! The Grief Recovery Method is a proven action based program for moving beyond the pain experienced due to:

  • Death

  • Pet Loss

  • Loss of Health

  • Loss of Safety

  • Any Other Loss

  • Divorce

  • Job Loss

  • Loss of Trust

  • Moving

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Joy Gaertner is a teacher, speaer and cancer survivor.  She's passionate about helping individuals find freedom from pain and discover tools to build healthy relationships.  She openly shares her struggle to find balance in her life after the end of a 35-year marriage.  In that devastating journey through loss os marriage, home, hob and community, she discovered her true self and also found healing for the abuse she suffered as a small child.  These experiences only intensified her passion for helping people wrestle with doubts and truth and becoming equipped to navigate the storms of life.  Out of the mosaic brokenness of her past shines the bright light of Hope.

10 Steps to Setting Boundaries.

10 Steps to Setting Boundaries Know what you want. Give yourself permission to ask for it. Be specific with your request. Ask without apology. Watch your expectations. Accept the answer if it’s no. Don’t take it personally. Take responsibility for your own wants and needs. Find a way to fulfill it yourself. Let go of…
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Codependent Families: Who’s Who?

What is codependency? (According to Wikipedia) Codependency is a controversial concept for a dysfunctional helping relationship where one person supports or enables another person’s addiction, poor mental health, immaturity, irresponsibility, or under-achievement. Among the core characteristics of codependency, the most common theme is an excessive reliance on other people for approval and a sense of identity. Codependency is a family…
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Are you Codependent? Take the free Quiz.

Codependent?    What is codependency?  How do I know if I’m codependent? I invite you to use the following quiz to help raise your awareness of whether you are affected by codependency.  It will take less than 10 minutes …and it could change your life! A Codependency Quiz Read through the questions below and answer…
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Download The Grief Recovery Method Guide for Loss for Free here!

61 tips on the experience of Grief and how to help people through it.