Carrie Doubts

Carrie Doubts is a Transformational Coach specializing in supporting people through life transitions. Her 9-step Program, Rebuilding Your Life After Loss, helps people to reconnect with their heart, reclaim their power, and re-align with their purpose to create their life's next chapter.

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Becoming “Me” Again – Reconnecting With Your True Self After Grief and Loss

Seven months ago, my husband died unexpectedly. My entire world collapsed in on itself when that happened. I’ve known heartache and grief before, but never to this extent. Earlier this year I wrote about this for the book, Wellness Universe Guide to Self-Care: 25 Tools to Achieve Anything. Now, that I have had some time …

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Grief and Loss Come to Us All: My Personal Invitation to Walk My Talk

When I started thinking about what I wanted to contribute to the Wellness Universe Guide to Self-Care: 25 Tools to Achieve Anything, I knew I wanted to write about navigating life’s big transitions. This was an area I had studied, researched, written about, coached clients through. I’d been fascinated by and immersed myself in the …

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Is Grief Affecting Your Health? by Carrie Doubts #TheWellnessUniverse #WUVIP #WUWorldChanger #Grief #Health

Is Grief Affecting Your Health?

Is Grief Affecting Your Health? The short answer is, “Yes.” Grief is a stress reaction and, if you are grieving, you know that it takes a lot out of you, physically, mentally, emotionally, socially, and spiritually. Emotions are drivers of stress. Lower energy emotions like anxiety, anger, frustration, sadness, or hopelessness provide the fuel for …

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3 Tips to Emotionally Release Grief

Grief affects us on the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social levels. What’s difficult for most people are the feelings associated with grief. No one wants to feel sadness, anger, fear, guilt, loneliness, despair, frustration, resentment, bitterness, hopelessness. These feelings stem from the deep sense of abandonment we feel when we experience loss. We tend …

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Why the Stages of Grief are No Longer Used by Professionals by Carrie Doubts #TheWellnessUniverse #WUVIP #WUWorldChanger #StagesOfGrief

Why the Stages of Grief are No Longer Used by Professionals

If you’ve done any grief work you’ve heard of the five stages of grief, denial, anger, bargaining, depression, leading to acceptance. This stage model is based on the work of Elizabeth Kübler-Ross in her book On Death and Dying. She proposed a theoretical framework to describe the process one goes through when they are facing …

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Empathy vs. Sympathy: How to Help Someone You Love by Carrie Doubts #TheWellnessUniverse #WUVIP #WUWorldChanger #Empathy

Empathy vs. Sympathy: How to Help Someone You Love

I believe that people usually have good intentions. And, when someone you care about is dealing with loss, you may not know how to respond. Most of us don’t have a very comfortable relationship with strong emotions and grief. When feelings like anger, sadness, fear, are expressed in our midst, we will tend to gloss …

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