Posts filed under: Well-Being

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: 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...
Short and Sweet Summary: Love and Pain have coexisted since the dawn of time. You’ll change your life when you learn how to embrace pain instead of running from it. “DO NOT IGNORE ME,” it shouts through the door. “I will keep coming back until you acknowledge me.” Pain is...
Grief is hard to handle, isn’t it? We can’t quantify it, measure it or fix it. No guidebook exists for how to get through it. Yet we feel like grief is something we should instinctively know how to manage. Society teaches us to “get over” our grief in a reasonable time frame....
Short and Sweet Summary: Questionable communication and social skills are on display when you come across some of the astonishing things people say to grieving widows. Don’t you wish people said nothing at all rather than blurt out some of these zingers? Have you ever come across those folks who,...