Rituals

Dreaming a home

We all have rituals.  Each and every one of us has our own little “path to the position” or things we do in sequence to ready ourselves for an activity or event.  For those of us with sleep issues, these rituals sometimes mean the difference between falling asleep and resting, or tossing and turning my way to the morning alarm.

This candle forms a pivotal part of my nightime/evening ritual.  It’s a vanilla sandalwood scent, rich and deep.  The Ogre’s baby sister gave it to me as part of my Christmas gift and it is absolutely wonderful!

Each evening, I light the candle approximately an hour before I go to bed.  I place it on my night table, and leave the room.  While I do the normal night time activities, it scents our bedroom.  It also fills the room with a gentle glow that beckons me to bed when I’ve…

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About Sue Rosenbloom, M.A., C.T.

Thanatologist: Loss and Grief Coach - My blog is for educational purposes only. I am not a licensed professional counselor - Bachelor of Arts in Human Studies - Marylhurst University (2007)- Certificate in Thanatology - Hood College (2008) Master of Arts in Thanatology - Hood College (2009) Certificate in Thanatology - The-Association for Death Education and Counseling (The highest level of loss and grief education). * Hospice, Alzheimers and Senior's Advocate * Former first responder for Trauma Intervention Program, Inc. (TIP) * Hospice and Bereavement Volunteer for Providence Hospice Bereavement Program * Association for Death Education and Counseling Member * National Alliance for Bereavement of Children * Hood College Thanatology Association * American Group Psychotherapy Association * Marylhurst Gerontolgy Association * Oregon Gerontology Association * Hospice, Loss, Grief and Bereavement Researcher * Creative Writer
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