Grief: The first few months

GRIEF : THE FIRST FEW MONTHS You are going to be more afraid after loss than you have ever been before. You will be afraid of the smallest things, the bigger things and everything in between. Even when certain things were simpler before the loss, now they have an...

The 5 tenets that I never knew before

Before I became a widow, I didn’t think that much about grief. I knew it was something we all go through at some point, and I knew it could be very hard for people. Over the last 3 years I have gained a great deal of insight into grief and so I thought I’d write about...

Angels of comfort during grief.

Angels of comfort during grief: These are great transformative times and only the highest and best angels of comfort will do. They put together support and nurturing for us. • A casual smile from a stranger that helps us go on for that next moment. • A phone call that...

Mindfulness on the go

During the day many of us are moving so fast, sometimes physically, but almost always mentally. Our neurons are firing in hyper speed with so much to do and so much to pay attention to. We’re all working so hard to get somewhere that we forget to be here. Sometimes...