05 Mar Funny Story

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Funny Story I have been packing up my house this week because we are getting ready to move.  When I was going through boxes in the basement I found some of my daughter’s school papers from her junior high years.  As I was sorting through them a memory popped into my mind that I had […]

02 Mar Surges of Grief Are Normal No Matter How Healed You Are!

26 Feb Friendships? Are You Feeling Like You Don’t Fit In Anymore? Why? Now What?

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Friendships? Are you feeling like you don’t fit in anymore… Why? Now What? Talk about uncomfortable.  Not feeling like we fit in anywhere is very uncomfortable—and unsettling.   The question is not why would this happen but why wouldn’t this happen.  Let’s face it, one of the worst things that could ever happen has happened to […]

20 Feb Rebuilding My Now and My Future: When and How?

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Rebuilding My Now and My Future: When and How?  After trudging through and processing the initial heartbreak and pain and emotional chaos brought about by the death—there comes a time when life and your mind begin to calm down. Emotions that exploded into painful chaos after the death begin to settle back down and to […]

17 Feb People Say Dumb Things! How Should You Respond?

17 Feb Do You Want Some? Really? The Dumb Things People Say!

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Do You Want Some? Really? The Dumb Things People Say! People say dumb things to us sometimes when we are grieving.  The thing to keep in mind is that most of the time they think that they are being helpful.  On my YouTube video I told you I would share the worst thing that I […]

14 Feb Surviving Valentine’s Day Without My Valentine!

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Surviving Valentine’s Day Without My Valentine. Hi Friends, This will be a challenging day for many of you.  Particularly those of you who have experienced the death of your spouse or significant other– your Honey.  One helpful way to navigate today is to have a plan. And it’s not to late to come up with […]

06 Feb Anger? Could I be Angry And Not Know It?

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Anger? Could I Be Angry And Not Know It?   Anger is normal for grief.  However, everyone does not experience anger after a death.  Are you?  Could you be angry and not realize it? Take a minute and honestly gage your rage.  Are you stuffing your anger deep inside and running the risk of making yourself […]

02 Feb Will A New Relationship Make The Pain Of Grief Go Away?

30 Jan Just Get Over It? Where Is That Coming From?

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  Just Get Over It!  Where’s That Coming From? The culture we live in!  Somebody dies on a TV sitcom and everything is neatly wrapped up in under an hour.  The characters move on as if nothing happened.  Really? Even in reality TV (which is actually scripted) emotions explode or emotions are denied with no […]