4 Immediate Tips of Advice to Surviving Widowhood

4 Immediate Tips of Advice to Surviving Widowhood

First of all, before I get into my 4 IMMEDIATE TIPS OF ADVICE, I want to let you know that I know this is hard right now. And yes, it’s painful. And I’m sorry. Continuing to live a life when your person is not here anymore might just be the hardest thing...
EMOTIONAL ENERGIES

EMOTIONAL ENERGIES

I first learned about this concept as a Grief Recovery Specialist® from the book “When Children Grieve” by John W James and Russell Freidman, coauthors/founders of The Grief Recovery Method®.   EMOTIONAL ENERGIES   It’s an activity meant to...
How to Help Someone in Grief

How to Help Someone in Grief

  This is gonna be a long one….   I am often asked how to help a griever. “[A good friend of mine | a neighbor | my kids’ bestfriend’s mom | fill-in-the-blank]’s husband died… what should I do? How can I help?”...
Suffering, Self-Care, and Kindness during Grief

Suffering, Self-Care, and Kindness during Grief

If I take the time to stop and really think about those hard times after my husband died, I can almost instantly get pulled right back into those moments. I remember they were painful…     I didn’t know that I could survive my grief. But...
a Hope & Healing Workshop

a Hope & Healing Workshop

I held the bowl in my hands. It was solid. Weighted, grounded. Whole. Beautiful, almost flawless. It had its purpose and I’m sure it served it well. The bowl represented me, in my previous life. I wondered how long it had its shape, for how long it had been whole. I...