Do I dare, as I tiptoe down the hallway of today, open the door on the right or the door on the left? Wishing for that last conversation that never came, to hear voices I can no longer recall. Why is it the memory of the voice disappears so much sooner than all the rest…at…
It’s not uncommon to ask the question, ‘why me?’ when things we deem to be challenges or losses occur in our lives. On the other hand, it isn’t often you hear a lottery winner, someone who has just received a job promotion or a clean bill of health ask ‘why me?’ When “good” things happen…
As I shared in my New Year’s post last year, “Just Say No to Re-Solutions,” I’m not a big fan of resolutions. They fall into thinking similar to hope, trying and wishing for things to be different than they are currently. Particularly when people are struggling through the expectations and perceptions of what the holidays “should” be…
Grief recovery is about honoring the process and the different, unique phases of moving back toward wholeness…and the possibility of an extraordinary outcome you never could have imagined.
A personal essay on magical moments.
It is we as human beings who give meaning to anniversaries and days like Mother’s Day. They are man-made, conjured up with the good intent of honoring a special person or event in our lives. Therefore, we also have the power to choose how we experience them.
Creating a ritual and being supported ~ important keys to completing aspects of grief recovery. A chapter is completed as my trip to Kathmandu comes to a close.
As my journey continues in Kathmandu, the plan for leaving behind Gary’s wedding ring unfolds.
Sometimes the memories we keep of what we no longer have help us on our healing journey…and sometimes there are things we need to leave behind to move on.
Sometimes, being graceful, polite & doing it right won’t get you the results you need.