Healing

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10 Thoughtful Gifts for a New Mom After a C-Section

These gifts for new moms after a c-section will lift her spirits and help her heal. The road to recovery after a c-section can be long and tiring; these gifts will give a new mom energy and help her heal after surgery. They’re based on advice from ob-gyns, family doctors and moms who have experienced cesarean surgeries.

17 Gift Ideas to Help With Healing and Recovery After Surgery

This gift list includes helpful ideas and practical tips to help all patients heal from all types of surgery. I’m recovering from my second orthopedic surgery in less than a year, and have learned the best gifts for patients. No matter what type of surgery your friend or family member underwent, you’ll find something to help with healing here. I […]

How to Survive the Grieving Process After an Unexpected Loss

Feeling empty, exhausted, and like you never want to get out of bed is normal when you’re in the grieving process. Here’s what I learned from a grief workshop I recently attended – I was inspired to share these ideas for recovering from loss by a widow who not only lost her husband, she lost her identity. “I feel empty,” […]

10 Natural Ways to Ease the Pain of Ulcerative Colitis

During my last flare up, I spent hours researching natural remedies for ulcerative colitis symptoms. Here’s what I found: the 10 best ways to naturally ease the pain of colitis, plus links to helpful resources, books, and products. I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis a month before my long-planned trip to Jerusalem, Israel to meet my dad for the first […]

7 Ways to Make Peace With Infertility 

They say it’s easier to learn how to find peace when you call yourself “childfree” instead of “childless.” I say female and male infertility is painful no matter what label you give it. Painful, but not permanently disabling…unless we give it that power. These tips for finding peace whether you’re childfree or childless – or even if you’re struggling with […]