07 Dec It’s Time To Make Your Holiday Plan

25 Nov Emotional Crash After Thanksgiving Day

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Experiencing An Emotional Crash After Thanksgiving Day? It’s the day after Thanksgiving.  Are you experiencing an emotional crash?  Just asking.  Why?  Because, not every one does, but many of us do.  You need to know that this too is normal for grieving and healing.  For instance, did you wake up feeling emotionally and physically exhausted […]

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 […]

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 […]

23 Jan Now What? Death Day! Also Known As The Anniversary Of The Death

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  Now What?  Death Day! Also Known As The Anniversary Of The Death…  I referred to this day as “Death Day” the first few years after my husband Donald died.  Every year I take inventory—and every year I can’t believe that another year has gone by—and every year the days leading up to this day […]

16 Jan Feeling More Relief Than Grief?

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  Feeling more relief than grief?  Feeling more relief than grief is something that typically doesn’t get talked about much.  However, we need to talk about this because this too is normal for grieving and healing for some people.  Typically, this type of response occurs, with some level of emotional intensity, after witnessing your loved […]

19 Nov Grieving Forward Holiday Plan

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  1.  You don’t need to accept every invitation. 2.  It’s okay not to decorate as much or not to decorate at all.  Unless you have children who expect and need things not to change much. 3.  You don’t have to do everything the same.  This is difficult to do when everything has changed. 4. […]