Carolyn B Healy
It's not what life throws at you, it's how you catch it
I write for people who are facing tough challenges, which will eventually include all of us, to offer real life solutions. I write in order to:
Offer fresh ideas that can make all the difference
Reduce unnecessary suffering caused by faulty ideas and expectations
Convey quiet wisdom and perspective
Provide a nudge to take action in tough times
Share the belief that that we can do so much more than we imagine
Inject humor and attitude wherever it fits
I write to share what I have learned, with more people in more places.
I was two years old when my father died in a place crash...
Intelligent self-help and narrative nonfiction that includes:
Robust ideas that challenge conventional wisdom
Memoir and storytelling to illustrate those ideas in real lives
Imaginative approaches that inspire vision and action
Search for meaning that transforms pain into wisdom
Why I Write
What I Write
I Am Careful Not To...
Make things simpler than they are
Paper over the pain that comes with loss and trauma
Pretend that solutions are quick or easy
Coming soon! The manuscript for Lost and Found: Discovering the Hidden Gifts in Grieving will soon be ready to go out into the world to seek a home. This will be an entirely different kind of grief book.
Lost and Found
Discovering the Hidden Gifts in Grieving
If you prefer a human voice to words on the page, watch the Ten Secrets of Grieving Well