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Self-discovery through trauma and loss.
Edy Nathan on January 2, 2023
A personal perspective on the maze, the brain, and magic.
Edy Nathan on December 25, 2022
A Personal Perspective: Do grief responses come in unsuspecting ways? Change the script, and it can be an ally for growth.
Edy Nathan on November 29, 2022
For the teens who endured the COVID-19 pandemic, their sexual grief is alive in the loss of what they couldn’t explore or embody.
Edy Nathan on November 15, 2022
The children who have been in the COVID-19 haze of development need to find ways to spread their wings, despite the developmental delay that was no fault of their own.
Edy Nathan on October 30, 2022
The "role-confusion" phase of grief allows you to learn about yourself as you move with all the pieces of the puzzle that have gone missing since grief entered your life.
Edy Nathan on October 18, 2022
The emotional armor phase of grief is a safe haven, a place you will revisit many times. It provides your soul with a needed chance to re-group, rest, and restore.
Edy Nathan on August 22, 2022
Acknowledge the presence of grief and anger as unexpected allies. When you do that simple step, you create the necessary healing moves needed to feel better.
Edy Nathan on May 16, 2022
A Personal Perspective: Finding balance with children on the grief journey.
Edy Nathan on April 30, 2022
Mother's Day Reminder: The Mother archetype influences our ability to engage and disengage. It prompts the need for others to see your pain as a means to validate it.
Edy Nathan on March 30, 2022
A Personal Perspective: The Hero is an archetype who can be an ardent supporter and cheerleader, finding ways to help us meet big and little grief and other trials directly.
Edy Nathan on March 3, 2022
Sadness can be a place of gentle and vulnerable being, an oddly tranquil place of contemplation and becoming.
Edy Nathan on January 27, 2022
A Personal Perspective: The co-worker who you avoid, for good reason, says the thing you knew they’d say, all you think in the bathroom holding back tears: “Where’s my phone?”
Edy Nathan on October 13, 2021
A simple scan of all the senses is the perfect, low-stakes call to action on your journey with burnout and grief.
Edy Nathan on August 4, 2021
The virus created a perfect storm of stressors significant enough to keep just about everyone from cultivating their best relationship. However, they do provide us with perspective
Edy Nathan on June 16, 2021
“Celebrating” this holiday can be about giving yourself the gift of a new perspective.
Edy Nathan on April 18, 2021
Ouch. That hurts. Don’t touch me. I don’t want to talk about it. Silence (and it’s deafening, isn’t it?).
Edy Nathan on January 29, 2021
January 6th is over. The election is over. Or is it? Post-trauma is ripe in its presentation — you know the facts of the change or shift, yet your body and mind don’t believe it.
Edy Nathan on December 31, 2020
When the sex life you had known, those intimate, fun, sexy moments, have been seized by “I'm busy," or “I’m too tired."
Edy Nathan on November 30, 2020
Grief from holidays oscillates and the phases vary in length and intensity. Avoiding it only causes holiday grief to build up, and it will either implode or explode.
Edy Nathan on November 11, 2020
This year the holidays are different for all. As therapists, how do we adjust?