Linda Cohen

Linda Cohen, Author Photo

Cohen is a professional speaker,  presentation coach and the author of 1,000 Mitzvahs: How Small Acts of Kindness Can Heal, Inspire and Change Your Life published in 2011 by Seal Press.  Cohen presents to organizations and businesses on how kindness in the workplace improves your bottom line. She was a work-at-home mamaprenuer for a dozen years. She received her BA from American Jewish University and an MA from Brandeis University. She lives in Oregon with her husband of 23 years, their two spirited teenagers and two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Ginger and Remy. She loves yoga, meditation, keeping a gratitude journal and will never pass up a good cup of Earl Grey tea.

Blog Posts

Linda Cohen, with father, in Vermont

Finding Your God's Work: The Gift of Loss

Linda Cohen

When my father died in 2006, I spent six months in a place that felt unbalanced, out of sync, and unsettled. I needed to sit with the feelings I was having and be present with the opportunity that grief had offered me.  It's baffling to me that today an entire decade has passed since my father's death. The journey and life lessons that have come from this loss, and other losses since, have forever changed me.

Topics: Memoirs

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