When we go through the worst life has to offer that stress doesn't stand alone. It alters our perception about even the most mundane of interactions and encounters. We're in pain. Unfortunately when we get to that point it's easy to think that "everything" is going wrong. We consider even a ... » Learn More about “Everything” Isn’t Wrong
I spent this week disconnected from my computer in memory... Monday marked a year since my husband Jack died. It's been a very difficult and amazing year. The latter description comes only with acknowledgement that more has happened since Jack's passing than me having to live without him. And after ... » Learn More about Perspective
I was talking to a good friend this week and she said that when she was visiting with family it felt more like they were fulfilling an obligation they had to her. As I thought more about the discussion I realized how many times since Jack died I have felt that same way. Sometimes those feelings ... » Learn More about Obligatory
When we go through the challenges in this life our emotions take us to the extremes. Sadness, disappointment, grief, devastation, fear... relief. And maybe tomorrow or even the next few days won't be much better... but they will get better in time. The problem with time is that we just want to get ... » Learn More about Feeling The Pain
This morning a read a comment from a friend who said that she didn't how she was suppose to feel so she just decided to be OK with where she was. I believe that is some of the best advice anyone can give or take. So often we get tied up in what we think life "should" be that when we're not there we ... » Learn More about How Are You Supposed To Feel?