Stages Of Grief – Healthy Relationships

Often after our spouse has died, we go looking for another relationship – one that appears to have everything that the previous one had. Because this new relationship appears to solve all of your problems, you hold onto it tightly.  … Read More

Lack of Sleep

Sleeping is one of the most important sources of recovery in our lives. Even small amounts of lost sleep can have an impact on strength, moods, energy level and concentration.  We need about seven to eight hours of sleep a … Read More

Trust – It doesn’t come easy!

You may have a painful love wound resulting from the ending of the love relationship with your spouse and this love wound may prevent you from loving again.  It’s hard to trust and get into another relationship where you may end … Read More

Fear – Stages Of Grief

Have you ever been lost?  That feeling of not knowing how to find your way feels life threatening and can make you fearful. It can be so overwhelming that you want to hide from your fear by either not leaving … Read More

In Tribute To A Young Friend by Harriet Cabelly

Today was the fifth anniversary of the death of an 18 year old girl.  Aviva was my daughter’s college roommate overseas.  She was memorialized today with a brunch service that included moving and eloquent speeches and acknowledgment of a charity … Read More

Denial – Stages Of Grief

Denial as in “I can’t believe this is happening” can be a safety mechanism for when our pain is overwhelming us.  By putting our pain into “denial” we give ourselves some time to digest what is happening. The bad news … Read More

Grief Journey

One of the most important skills we will ever learn is how to adjust to a crisis in our lives.  There will be more crises in our future and learning how to handle the pain will help shorten our path. … Read More

What Is Healing?

How does a person define “Healing”?  It can mean different things at different times in our lives.  I think it is an ongoing process, a journey that has no real end. Healing has a crooked path with a lot of  ups … Read More

Are You Hurting?

Go ahead, acknowledge that you’re hurting.  It’s natural, expected and even healthy to feel the pain so you can eventually heal. Can I help you?  Well, I can at least share with you some of the stories from widows who … Read More

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