While you drink your coffee

While you drink your coffee Grief & Loss recovery day 58 Finding true peace on earth is hard, when you watch the news or listen to the comments, opinions, and weary troubles of those around you. My suggestion is a simple one. If only for today – turn everything...

When Birthdays roll around

When Birthdays roll around : Grief & Loss recovery : Day 56 There’s nothing like a birthday, especially when you’re young. Lots of gifts, a nice birthday cake, and the company of close friends and family all serve to create memorable days of celebration. But, even...

Healing Rituals

Healing Rituals : Grief & Loss recovery : day 57 Human beings are truly remarkable in their diversity of cultures, beliefs, and languages. Every human group on earth creates rituals: patterned behaviours that transform the normal everyday existence into a more...

The language of flowers

The language of flowers : Grief & Loss recovery : Day 55 I buy myself fresh flowers every week; it’s one of my personal self care rituals. There are my personal favourites , such a Stargazer lilies and sunflowers, but there are also those with a more symbolic...

Lighting candles.

Lighting candles: Grief & Loss recovery : Day 54 Every morning I wake up before daybreak. Whether it’s a habit of late middle age or not I don’t know; but I usually welcome this quiet time. I start the day by lighting candles. Not long taper candles, but small...