How Do I Mend My Broken Heart?

I know, it seems impossible, but you can make it through your grief.  Widows are not passive observers of their life – they are active participants and their broken hearts happen through them, not to them. We can heal what … Read More

Are Widows and Their Money Soon Parted?

Most of us know by now that money doesn’t bring happiness but the truth is that the lack of money can bring plenty of pain. I’m not talking about money to buy a fancy car or a vacation home or … Read More

Do You Feel Guilty and It’s Holding You Back?

It’s normal to feel some guilt because a sense of guilt is helpful in making decisions and deterring you from doing harm to either yourself or others. The perfect balance of just enough guilt helps us to maintain a balanced … Read More

Finding Support After a Death

Grief is so much easier when it’s shared with others, so don’t grieve alone.  Being able to express your feelings will help lighten the burden of grief. Turn to friends and family members. Draw on the love of those around … Read More

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

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