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Christina's personal story + fresh approach to 'life after loss' has garnered international attention. She's been featured as a Woman Working to Do Good in the White House Blog and was named the Leading Mom in Business by StartupNation. She blogs about life after loss on Huffington Post, one of her blogs have even made it into the most popular list on Impact.

Christina's first book — Second Firsts: Live, Laugh and Love Again — was released by Hay House on November 4th 2013.

As the founder of Second Firsts, Christina spends her time speaking, coaching and helping thousands of people to rebuild, reclaim and re-launch their whole lives — using the most powerful tool for personal reinvention: the human mind. Before creating Second Firsts, Christina worked as a therapist + crisis intervention specialist. But after losing her husband to colon cancer, Christina experienced the agony of sudden loss, firsthand. With two daughters in tow, she began the tender process of transforming her tragedy into a new career, a renewed sense of purpose, and a life of joy + laughter. Second Firsts was born. But as she points out: "This has never been about my story. This is about the work of Re-Entry. It's about choosing to dance, laugh, love + live again."

"If you're lost. . . if you're gone. . . if you can barely absorb the words on this screen. . . I want you to hold this truth in your heart: when it's your time to go, you won't wish you'd spent more time grieving — you'll wish you'd spent more time living." Connect with Christina — and 87,000+ Second Firsts fans — on Facebook and 22,000 followers on Twitter.

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Your Amazing, Brilliant Self

Never see yourself as less than others. Never think that they must know more than you do. That they have a better brain, and that they are way cooler. Don’t spend your life thinking people are automatically wiser and smarter than you. They are not. You are actually quite the person. Brilliant. Inquisitive. And with a darn big heart. Start seeing yourself for the first time as you really are. A true warrior. A spectacular soul that has a very special journey ahead. If you do, that is when it will all start to unfold. Dreams will leap from your…

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