26 year old Tali Wallin works for Israel’s national ambulance service, Magen David Adom as an EMT and EMS dispatcher. She enjoys working in the medical field and gets satisfaction from helping others. Tali decided to expand her knowledge and go to nursing school. She is now in her last semester and looking forward to graduating and overcoming all the struggles in her path.
Marni Ratner lost her husband to suicide in 2009 and suddenly became the breadwinner for her two children ages 3 and 7 at the time. Through early grief counseling and a large network of extended family and friends, her kids are now thriving young adult with her oldest recently going off to college. Eleven years after her husband’s death, Marni finds strength in mentoring new widows and is also a strong proponent of suicide prevention.
Grief does not always have to be about death. Sometimes you grieve during transitions. Saying goodbye no matter if it is the passing of a person you loved, saying goodbye to an old job, or even making a change in your business, there are many levels and ways to grieve.
The past two months exploring the topic of grief has been incredibly eye-opening to me. What started as a journey to understand the process of losing someone has gifted me with more wisdom and hope than I ever could have imagined.
After receiving a devastating diagnosis, Avrom Jacobs only had a couple of months to prepare for the passing of his wife. Today my uncle joins us to share about his experience in grief and how he and his wife were able to make difficult decisions quickly, all while saying goodbye to each other
Do you love yourself enough to take three deep breaths, three times a day? We are wrapping up our series on Self-Love with a life-changing conversation about why practices even as small as taking deep breaths can be the foundation to our mental health.
I want to begin today with an expression of gratitude to the community for sharing their stories; helping to break […]Read more
Postpartum depression is a nasty truth. It affects the mother, the father and the baby and anyone else around them. […]Read more
Many people come to me looking for a quick fix to resolve some of their mental health struggles. The first thing I always ask them, regardless of their situation is, “Do you know you are worthy of being healed?” More often than not, they respond, “I don’t know.”
This month we are talking about the practice of self-love. In theory you may be drawn to the idea of implementing self-care routines and learning to love yourself, however it is often more difficult to practice than we anticipate. Sometimes it is easy to compare yourself to others and be your own worst critic.