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Acting Recovered While You Grieve

By |May 26th, 2016|

Are you acting recovered while you grieve or have you actually recovered from your loss and grief? I live in quite an unusual town for 2015. Neighbors in our town know each other and reach out to help one another in need. So when my husband died initially there was an outpouring of help. Our [...]

Getting Over Grief Takes Moving Out of Your Comfort Zone

By |May 20th, 2016|

Getting over grief is one of the most difficult processes you will ever go through.  You lost the person who was there for you and now when you are most alone they aren't there for you. Grievers feel so alone. And family and friends think grieves want or need to be alone. The idea that [...]

Myth – Keeping Busy Helps You Recover After a Death

By |May 13th, 2016|

Are you "keeping busy” to try to get over the grief you feel since the death of someone you loved? Our body, heart and mind are affected by grief and loss such as death. All that advice from friends and family saying… “get busy,” “move on,” “try a hobby,” is wrong! Not helpful one bit! [...]

Time Does NOT Heal All Wounds, These Tips Do.

By |May 6th, 2016|

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Take Deep Breaths When You Lose A Loved One

By |May 5th, 2016|

Deep breaths. Take a deep breath right now. Can you? When we lose a loved one we often can’t breathe deeply. I don’t know about you, but I felt like I would forget to breathe when I was in the throws of my deepest grief. Since I have had to get through grief, and now [...]

Grief Takes A Lot of Energy

By |April 29th, 2016|

Experiencing the death of a loved one takes a lot of energy. Energy builds in your body as you stress and stay in your head thinking and “hold yourself together” (as my grandmother used to say). When you act like you are fine and you really are not, and when you hold back your tears [...]

Why Is It Impossible to Recover After A Death

By |April 22nd, 2016|

Why Is It Impossible to Recover After A Death? It’s impossible to recover after a death of a loved one because you don’t have the right information or the vehicle for doing it. You were given all the wrong information and you are trying to do something that is impossible with the vehicle and information [...]

Don’t Be Trapped, Pass Through Grief

By |April 15th, 2016|

Are you trapped in grief? I was trapped in grief. And I desperately wanted to pass through grief. It was two years after my husband had died. When he died I fully expected that in two years I would be moving on with my life. The two-year anniversary came and went and I felt as [...]

Loss, Memories and Grief

By |April 8th, 2016|

Early Memories in Grief The first year after my husband died, when I thought of him my heart ached a pain I had never known so great. My memories of Peter were only of those final years with him sick, in pain, desperate and dying, and those horrible memories consumed me. My memories while in [...]

Processing Grief Takes Courage

By |April 1st, 2016|

Processing grief takes COURAGE! It takes incredible courage. Do you know that many give up on the journey through grief? And many choose early on that they are meant to grieve forever. They sit down in it and make a home in grief.   Others start with hope that they will move through it. They give [...]