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.
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"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
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.
Coffee with Christina
Coffee with Christina is a live, interactive video experience with Christina Rasmussen. Every coffee date feels like a sacred conversation that shifts you, awakens you, and creates hope… even if 'hope' feels like a faraway, distant concept right now.
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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.
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Recent Blog Posts
When people reach out to me — through social media, through email, through letters, or face to face conversations — they rarely describe their experiences in terms that a clinical psychologist or certified grief counselor might use. People don’t say to me: “I am currently at phase one of the life re-entry process.” They say Read More
“Nothing there is beyond hope, nothing that can be sworn impossible, nothing wonderful, since Zeus, father of the Olympians, made night from midday, hiding the light of the shining sun.” Archilochus (c680–645 BCE) description of a solar eclipse. Nothing there is beyond hope, nothing there is impossible. It never has been. It never will be. Read More