Believing that we have everything we need is a state of mind that can bring a sense of peace and contentment to our lives. It is important for our mental well-being and personal growth for many reasons. To start with, believing that we have everything we need can boost our confidence and self-esteem. When weContinue reading “I Have Everything I Need.”
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The Importance of Daily Habits
There are several benefits to creating daily habits that can have a significant impact on your life: Overall, daily habits have the power to transform your life in many positive ways. By establishing healthy, productive, and fulfilling habits, you can create a life that is more fulfilling, meaningful, and enjoyable.
The Magic of a Butterfly
I quickly turned my head and looked again. Since Tyler’s accident, I find myself doing this often – looking again. I glanced out the front window of our home and thought I saw his car parked on the curb, right where he parked it every day. Out of the corner of my eye, I couldContinue reading “The Magic of a Butterfly”
Would I give anything not to be walking in “these shoes” – the tattered, ugly, and most uncomfortable shoes of a grieving Mom? To contemplate this, I had to honestly take a seat, close my eyes and ponder that question with the most raw and real thoughts and emotions. As the mountain of things thatContinue reading ““These Shoes””
Jealousy & Resentment – right or wrong, they are ever-present in my grief
Scrolling down my Facebook wall, I knew it was that time again – the end of summer break when a lot of my friends would be sending their children off to college – preparing them both intellectually and socially for their futures. Each and every year, for the past seven years I have hated thisContinue reading “Jealousy & Resentment – right or wrong, they are ever-present in my grief”
The Real You
Have you ever stopped to contemplate the multitude of personality types that surround you daily? The vast array of people with varying degrees of differences between them – there are physical differences that differentiate us from one another, as well as personality traits that characterize each one of us. What makes you, you? Ask yourContinue reading “The Real You”
Why Grief is Less Complicated When Understood
When we understand grief, its different possible stages and what each one can bring, we are better equipped to process it in a healthy way, thus allowing us to spend less time in the worst parts. Grief is absolutely overwhelming at times – it can literally make you want to pull the covers up overContinue reading “Why Grief is Less Complicated When Understood”
I can’t imagine…..
The death of a child is indescribable. Unless you too have lost a child there is no way for me to put into words the feelings and emotions associated with such a profound loss. Since the death of my son, it has been my experience that many people will say to me, “I can’t evenContinue reading “I can’t imagine…..”
Losing a Child
Losing a child is easily considered the greatest loss one can experience. The pain of losing a child coupled with the feelings of injustice at all that they and you will never experience can create a very real, personal struggle. When I lost my son and only child, I felt as if I had beenContinue reading “Losing a Child”
What is Grief?
Most people think that grief is only the deep sorrow that we experience after someone or something that we love has passed away – that is a misconception. Grief is also the deep sorrow that we can experience after a major life change or at the end of a familiar life pattern. Here are someContinue reading “What is Grief?”