Posts filed under: Well-Being

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...
Short and Sweet Summary: Deciding to remove your deceased spouse’s belongings is a tough job. It takes a tremendous effort to finally make a decision about what to remove and how to do it. However, there are ways to mentally prepare and process the job to help you in the...
Short and Sweet Summary: Are you confused by the letters behind your therapist’s name? Do you ever wonder what common therapist credentials even mean? Here’s a list to help you make sense of the alphabet soup of abbreviations. Do you have any idea what the credentials after a therapist’s name...
Short and Sweet Summary: It’s extremely difficult to know how to support your kids through their grief while you’re grieving, too. One way is choosing one of these grief camp options for kids that offer fun activities, confidence-building programs, and a place for your kids to rediscover their childhood while...
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: 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...