Valentine’s Day as a Widow

Often we respond to the pain in our lives by instinctively shutting it out of our mind.  Denial is a form of disengagement but although it numbs the pain, it also delays our healing. Facing the truth about how our … Read More

Negative Emotions

Negative emotions are costly and inefficient. There was a study done of 678 aging Nuns in the School Sisters of Notre Dame Congregation.  Nuns whose writing expressed a preponderance of positive emotions ( happiness, love, hope, gratitude and contentment) tended … Read More