Beth walking in a field

Come hear me speak!

Hello dear ones, Come hear me speak this Friday, April 19th In Boulder at the Circus Center. I’m one of the featured speakers for this incredible event created by one of our caregivers-Crystal Evans! It’s part ted-talk, part ecstatic dance and part cacao ceremony. Register and secure your slot here.  Use Coupon code: GRIEF for a discount on your ticket

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What MOLD Is Teaching ME

Well, Happy April’s Fools Day dear ones. I meant to send this a few weeks ago and then life just kept happening. I used get these out to you every full and new moon. I’m letting go of that and just sending these out when they’re ready. Welcome to those you who are new and looking

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Navigating Collective Grief in 2024

2024 is off to a rough start-both personally and collectively. I want to offer some words of support around the collective grief and how to be with the sorrows of the world. I’ve been falling into the pit of despair even though I‘ve been earnestly practicing this from my grief mentor Francis Weller: “The work of the mature

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New Year, Same Grief

New year, same shit; new year, same grief.  Happy f*%#ing new year. Pardon my swearing and bitterness. But maybe you’re right there with me, especially with everything going on in the world right now. And you may really get it if you’re in acute grief, (grief that is brand new or up to 3 years). And

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Collective Grief

I want to share a dream I had last week. I only had a short glimpse of it but the effects of it are still impacting me today.   I see a human heart. It is breaking, it is hurt. It needs lots of care and help. At first it’s just one heart, but then it

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How To Do Thanksgiving In a Time of War

I’m having a hard time getting ready for the Thanksgiving holiday knowing that so much pain and suffering is happening in the Middle East and even here in these United States with violence and anti-semitism as a result of what’s happening in the Middle East.   My heart breaks everyday. And I am filled with

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Life Upside Down book cover

My Book!

Hello Loves, My book, Life Upside Down: The Fall That Transformed Our Lives, Lifting Me Through Grief, Love and Quadriplegia is finally here! It was launched on September 29, 2023. It’s available as a paperback and ebook on Amazon. Here’s the Amazon link: https://a.co/d/5wcBkYM And here’s the book’s own website which includes a beautiful trailer at

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Beth looking through finger heart

We Must Get Comfortable with Discomfort

Although here in Colorado it doesn’t feel like summer at all. We’ve had so much rain for the past few weeks-it feels like we’re actually in the middle of April. But I’m so grateful for all the water. Water truly is life and we need it here often. Also, many blessings to those of you

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Birthing a book

No Blog, Birthing a Book (May 2023)

This new moon I have no blog for you because I’m focused on birthing my book! My book is about how my life went upside after my partner Michael broke his neck mountain biking and how I dealt with all the grief and trauma to come right side up again. It’s entitled: Life Upside Down: Walking into

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Sorrow and Joy

The Connection Between Grief & Joy (May 2023)

Why are joy and sorrow so interconnected? How is it that we can go from deep grief with a river of tears to feelings of gratitude and joy that leak out as smiles and laughter? In my last blog I talked about being a joy detective and intentionally seeking out joy during times of deep

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Spring Cleaning-Grief

How To Find Joy Without Bypassing Grief. (April 2023)

How do we find joy when in a place of deep grief or discomfort? And how do we do this in a way that doesn’t just bypass grief? Try pendulation. Intentionally go from one to the other. You may have to become a joy detective. Finding joy when you are deeply grieving may feel impossible,

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