I am so excited that you have found your way to my world of Second Firsts. I am Christina Rasmussen and I am here to raise the bar of life after loss.
I use the basic principles of brain science to change the patterns and habits of grief and help you reenter your life and your career one small step at a time.
My book SECOND FIRSTS: Live, Laugh, and Love Again was released by Hay House in November 2013, so everyone can have the tools they need to start over. I look forward to getting to know you and helping you in your journey.
Make sure you subscribe to my free weekly Message in a Bottle so I can start igniting your life already.
"It is like loss has taken us hostage and Christina is the hostage negotiator that causes loss to lose its grip, so true freedom can be restored."
- Sharmaine Hobbs
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The Life Starters is an action-based social network for people who have experienced devastating loss — whether from divorce, death, illness, betrayal, war, deportation or natural disaster. But The Life Starters isn't about trauma + grief. It's about love + reinvention.
Registration for the January 24th class is now open!
The Message in A Bottle has changed the lives of over 20,000 people - it's time for you to take the journey and experience a new beginning for the next 30 days. Whether you are experiencing the loss of a loved one, a relationship, a job, or any other loss - it's time to start finding the glimmers of light as I guide you through 30 days of firsts.
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Christina's New Book!
With clear-spoken science + inspiring stories, SECOND FIRSTS: Live, Laugh and Love Again guides you through The 5-step Life Reentry Model: a revolutionary process that turns the whole notion of 'getting past grief' inside out — taking loss out of the spotlight, and placing life front + center.
Recent Blog Posts
You don’t know it at first, not until it stings you for a long time. The loudness of laughter. The proximity of people. The constant talking. The ear piercing noise. Everything closing in. You start thinking about ways to exit. To find the perfect moment when you can leave the room, end the conversation. Prevent Read More
After loss our ability to share how we feel is not as easy as it used to be. Sharing our truth after a loss becomes an internal experience. You are not aware of this at first, because you do still externalize the loss to those around you as you are in a mourning period. But Read More