Health & Wellness

About Grieving

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by Rev. Dr. Karen Turek, D.D.M.S., Ph.D.

How do I manage my grief in a healthy way?

There are no universal guidelines for navigating through grief, it is a very personal journey. With that being said, there are some basic truths that may resonate with you and support your journey as you navigate your path of healing.

Lean into the Pain

Feel what you need to feel! Allow time to heal from the inside out. Grieving takes work, it is unpredictable, and it is most likely unlike anything that you…

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Broken Heart Syndrome - Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

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by Rev. Dr. Karen Turek, D.D.M.S., Ph.D.

I am often asked, as a bereavement counselor, “Has anyone ever died of a broken heart?” Unfortunately, the answer is “yes.” But allow me to elaborate on my answer. Firstly, most all cases of broken heart syndrome are temporary and do not result in a permanent condition or death. The symptoms that are experienced are brought on by acutely stressful situations and extreme emotions such as the loss of a loved one, a serious accident, a sudden illness, a nat…

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by Rev Rita Scheibeck


I release all distractions and concerns of the outer world and turn inward toward my highest, best, and most receptive self. I remember and embrace my true and unique connection with Divine Source Energy and the Collective Creators. I rest, I relax and I listen.

(Allow time for meditation. )

I now allow, acknowledge, accept and affirm that this is so.

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