“La mucha luz es como la mucha sombra: no deja ver” ~ “Too much light is like too much shadow: it does not allow one to see” -Octavio Paz.

Four Ways The Holidays Can Suck

It is during this season when the nights grow longer, when we most need to be with others who understand the journey through the...

How To Re-Invent the Magic

Magic is like hope. It is powerful, creative, and encourages us to believe in all the possibilities, even when we can’t see them.

Saturdays At Six

My body tells me when it is Saturday. Six o’clock p.m. It always knows. It has never forgotten.


The echo of that solitary word rang on with no bounds to stop it. He was one, yet he was a multitude. Would there...
Centering's gentle giant, Barney.

In Gratitude

Eventually, I was able to talk and they informed me of resources that helped caretakers walk through grief. Very patiently, they talked to me...
Finding the Right Words

Finding the Right Words

It’s important to ask for help from friends and family; let them take on some of the responsibility of companioning your child through her...
Mood Busters

Mood Busters

Treasure that book. Write your heart out. Glue yourself to loving people. Revive the spirit. Keep moving. Save the day. Don’t let emotions, comments,...

New Books, DVDs

A list of new titles to Centering's catalog of grief resources.
Healing The Ache

Healing the Ache of Alienation

Dr. Doka says that in every society there are unspoken rules that specify who, when, why, how, how long and for whom a person...

Standing In Her Stead

I won't be haunted by this hole in my heart, but rather grateful for its existence. Because it means that our bond was real...