Posts filed under: Well-Being

Short and Sweet Summary: Learning how to be happier widow requires agreement with some basic life principles. And effort. You’re obligated to do the work. Oh, and it also requires that you believe in your right to be happy. Are you ready? Good to go? OK, let’s do this. A...
Short and Sweet Summary: Are you arguing with yourself about whether you should consider dating again? These dating excuses every widow should retire put those arguments into perspective by giving you permission to live a full and meaningful life with another love interest, if that is what you decide to...
Short and Sweet Summary: When a hint of hope appears on the horizon and you start to wonder how to make widowhood more bearable, consider creating a new reality with the most powerful word you’re probably not even using. The words you use matter. The way you define yourself and...
Short and Sweet Summary: Are you the director in the story of you? Or is grief still hogging the spotlight and debating about what’s best for your show? As the director, you have the creative vision for your production, so maybe it’s time to move grief to a supporting role...
Short and Sweet Summary: When you talk to yourself do you use kind, helpful encouraging words? Or do you use unhelpful words like can’t or never? If you’re using harmful words, please remove these words from your vocabulary. STAT. Your well-being depends on it. What words do you use when...
Short and Sweet Summary: After your spouse dies, your health insurance coverage will most likely change. In addition to all of the other decisions you must make post-death, you’ll need to review these health insurance options available for widows and decide which plan of action is best for you and/or...
Short and Sweet Summary: Widow fog is real and the lack of concentration that trips you up trying to accomplish simple tasks is not imagined. It’s like your critical thinking skills are on hiatus. But in reality, widow fog is your brain’s way of sheltering you from anything that’s too...
Short and Sweet Summary: There are lots of creative ideas to honor your dead husband through keepsakes, tributes and dedications. If you’re looking for unique ways to ensure your husband’s memory lives on, consider these one-of-a-kind ideas. Are you searching for ways to celebrate your husband’s life and honor his...
Short and Sweet Summary: Disposing of a deceased spouse’s belongings is right up there with sticking a hot poker in your eyeball. It’s not something anyone is eager to do. But once you’ve tackled the terrible job, learn about some creative ways to discard your deceased husband’s stuff. Sorting through...