Posts filed under: Well-Being

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: 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: 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: 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 deserve to be acknowledged too. Those pesky situations you never saw coming are also part of your grieving process. Do you ever wonder how the second year of grief could possibly be harder than...