Short and Sweet Summary: Social Security survivor benefit options are a godsend for widows and their families whose financial support drastically changed after the death of a spouse. But survivor benefits can be confusing, so this guide breaks down the benefit options in an easy-to-understand way. And includes examples of...
Short and Sweet Summary: Choosing the right therapist can take lots of time and effort. Consider conducting a proper interview and ask these specific questions when interviewing a potential therapist to make sure you’re both on the same page. Are you in therapy? Or thinking about therapy for yourself or...
Short and Sweet Summary: If you’re in the market for a new job, the good news is it’s easier than ever nowadays to find remote and flexible work opportunities that allow you to work from home on your own schedule. The bad news is, it can be overwhelming trying to...
Short and Sweet Summary: Lots of myths that exist around widowhood include doing what’s “right” and not acting in a way that’s “wrong.” Here are some harmful widow myths you need to ignore in order to move forward. Widowhood is hard work. Why do we make it even harder by...
Short and Sweet Summary: When the flashbacks of your dead spouse start to fade and you feel like you’re losing memories, don’t panic. You’re not forgetting your spouse because you know that’s not even possible. Your brain is just forcing you to change the channel on the 24/7 grief show...
Short and Sweet Summary: It’s frustrating trying to maintain your car on your own. When do you take it in? Where do you take it? While trips to the dealership or auto repair shop are sometimes necessary to evaluate your car’s performance, the dirty little secret that they don’t want...
Short and Sweet Summary: Grief and dumpster diving are more alike than you think. Part of the post-traumatic growth process is digging into your own personal relationship with grief to unearth the buried treasures deep in your soul. Have you ever heard of the phrase, “one man’s trash is another...
Short and Sweet Summary: The holidays can be whatever you want them to be so here are some solid tips to help you survive the holidays on your terms. Now that you’re faced with spending this time of year without your person, it’s up to you to decide how you...
Short and Sweet Summary: When you stop trying to make everyone happy and start disappointing people on purpose, you invest your energy into the most unapologetic act of self-love. You say, “I’m going to do what’s best for me” and start taking care of your needs first. No one else...