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...
Short and Sweet Summary: If you’ve just been existing and not really enjoying life, it’s time for a change. Shake things up and get out of your grief funk by following these foolproof ways to alleviate grief and actually start living again. You deserve this. It’s safe to say that...
Short and Sweet Summary: Are you ready to face your grief and acknowledge its presence instead of pushing it away? Read on for a list of conscious ways to acknowledge grief when you’re ready to accept and support your mourning process and begin healing. One of the biggest hurdles of...
Short and Sweet Summary: What do you do when your support system disappears and you’re feeling isolated and alone? You take matters into your own hands by starting to practice forgiveness and learning how to support yourself. What happens when people who said they’d be there for you stop showing...
Short and Sweet Summary: The secondary losses that show up in the second year of grief are startling and overwhelming. These losses you never saw coming deserve to be acknowledged, too. It’s all part of your grieving process. Do you ever wonder how the second year of grief could possibly...
Short and Sweet Summary: It’s a good idea to keep a vehicle emergency kit in your car for those random moments when you’re stranded on the side of the road screaming, “what the hell am I supposed to do now?!!” The best car emergency kit is one that’s well-stocked with...
Short and Sweet Summary: This roundup of encouraging quotes every widow needs to read gives you an opportuntity to look at things from different perspectives. Sometimes we need reminders that we’re not alone in our grief. Or that we have more power than we think we do. Or that it’s...