When Are You Too Old?

If you think that you are too old to do something that you've always wanted to do, you may want to reconsider and just go for it! Please complete the following exercise: What is the one thing I have always wanted … Read More

7 People Every Widow Needs in Her Life

We all have people in our lives that come and go – they don't bring any value or commitment.  Then there are others that are here for the long haul.  They care about us and are willing to hold our … Read More

Changing Someone Else’s Behavior

When things are going bad, it’s usually made worse by someone else’s behavior. Sadly it’s hard enough to control our own behavior let alone control someone else’s. But there are some things we can do to help. There is this … Read More

Starting Over – To Move or Not?

Some widows find it nearly impossible to go on living in their home without their husbands.  But they are paralyzed by the idea of moving, of leaving everything that's familiar at a time when they are completely unbalanced. My own experience … Read More

Embracing Your Life

A lot happens after our husband’s death but in the midst of it all we need to hold on to the fact that others don’t control our destiny.  Never, ever let other people determine your future. There is a dream … Read More

For Widows: Grief is Individual

Our grief is directly related to the uniqueness of our marriage and no two marriages are the same.  There is a lot of confusion about grief and how a person should handle it.  But grief does not come in a tidy … Read More

Longevity as Widows

Widows understand how precious life is and the good news is that with the advancements in health care our lifespans may normally start reaching to 90 and more. But how are you going to spend those extra years? I suggest … Read More

Widows and Travelling

It’s been years since my husband’s death and I’ve travelled a lot. As a widow I’ve found that the success of my travels is almost always directly linked to the people that I’m travelling with. It doesn’t matter if you … Read More

Preplanning – When is the right time?

I was only fifty when my husband of twenty seven years died.  Donnie was fifty three years old and we had our wills done when the children were small but we hadn't done any other preplanning.  Years earlier my Mother had preplanned … Read More

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