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About Wendy Van de Poll

Wendy Van de Poll is a leader in the fields of pet loss grief support and self-publishing. As a thirteen-time bestselling author, speaker and coach she works with people all over the world with their animals and writing their books! Please visit her website for pet loss https://centerforpetlossgrief.com or website for self-publishing https://selfpublishingbookcoach.com
Latest Posts | By Wendy Van de Poll
The 3 Phases of Writing and Publishing Your Own Book in Retirement
2 months ago

The 3 Phases of Writing and Publishing Your Own Book in Retirement

“You ought to write and publish your own book.”

If you have heard this line of encouragement from friends or family, it’s not so far-fetched now that you are retired. You may feel overwhelmed with the process, but with some guidance, you can write the book you always wanted. Read More

Pet Loss is Complicated! 3 Overwhelming Emotions We Feel and How to Deal with Them
4 months ago

Pet Loss is Complicated! 3 Overwhelming Emotions We Feel and How to Deal with Them

Dealing with complicated pet loss grief is very challenging to a pet lover.

Have you ever experienced the loss of a pet that ran away? Did this pet ever come home? Are you suffering from the pain of not knowing what happened to them? Read More

How to Write a Pet Loss Poem to Heal Your Grief
5 months ago

How to Write a Pet Loss Poem to Heal Your Grief

When looking for a creative and beautiful way to heal your heart after pet loss, have you considered writing a pet loss poem? Read More

Bringing Joy Back into Your Life After the Loss of a Pet
1 year ago

Bringing Joy Back into Your Life After the Loss of a Pet

Are you experiencing emotions of sadness and grief while coping with the loss of a pet? Are you unable to even imagine moving forward into your life again without them? Would you like to tell your buddy once again that you love them? Read More

7 Things to Include When Creating a Pet Loss Memorial
1 year ago

7 Things to Include When Creating a Pet Loss Memorial

A memorial video can be a wonderful and moving way to pay lasting tribute to your pet. The realization your pet is no longer with you can be challenging and difficult.

In fact, you might even fear that your memory of them will fade away. Read More

Coping with the Loss of a Pet After Years of Love
1 year ago

Coping with the Loss of a Pet After Years of Love

Are you experiencing emotions of sadness and grief while coping with the loss of a pet? Are you unable to even imagine moving forward with your life again without them? Would you like to tell your buddy once again that you love them? Read More

Hurtful Things People Say When You Lose a Pet – and How You Can Respond
1 year ago

Hurtful Things People Say When You Lose a Pet – and How You Can Respond

If you have ever experienced the loss of a pet, you know the pain is deep, raw and genuine. These emotions of grief are real and the last thing you need is someone saying something hurtful to you. Read More

5 Ways to Help Your Grandchildren Recover from Losing a Pet
2 years ago

5 Ways to Help Your Grandchildren Recover from Losing a Pet

There are many ways that you can support your grandchild with pet loss. Your grandchild may look to you to help them through their feelings of grief and mourning, to help them understand that death is normal. Read More

Understanding and Surviving the 7 Stages of Pet Loss Grief
2 years ago

Understanding and Surviving the 7 Stages of Pet Loss Grief

The stages of pet loss grief for some people over 60 are really no different than the experience of someone in their 20s.

However, if you are feeling a little raw or unsure with your emotions from the impending loss or the loss of your pet, keep in mind that what you are feeling is normal. Read More

How to Deal with the Grief of the Loss of a Pet After 60
2 years ago

How to Deal with the Grief of the Loss of a Pet After 60

Coping with the loss of a pet is incredibly difficult at any age. As you probably already know, it doesn’t matter if you are six or 60 – the raw emotions of pet loss can make you feel alone, angry or even numb. Read More