Tag Archives: tools for dealing with grief

Thanks for the Memories

The ghosts, goblins, witches, and skeletons have all been taken down and stored away for another year. They left their hay bales, pumpkins, and scarecrows for our fall decorating. Here comes Autumn Here in the United States that means Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Five Ideas for Being Nice to YOU

“Be nice.” Ever heard that? Ever said that? Ever said that to yourself? Of course, you probably said “yes”  to all of the above. We hear it as children, “be nice to our siblings, be nice to our friends, be … Continue reading

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Breathing in the Good

“Breathe in. Breathe out. Inhale Exhale. Take in the good. Exhale the bad.” Ever hear those words, or words similar? I have. Every time I watch (and sometimes follow) an exercise video. Those are popular words for fitness gurus. Except, … Continue reading

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Writing to Heal

When my husband was first diagnosed a friend suggested I journal. She and I were after all writers. Isn’t that what writers do? Write? Why? I asked. So, you’ll remember,” she said. Yeah, guess what. I didn’t think I’d need … Continue reading

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New Adventures for a New Life

Last week I talked about taking time for ourselves, why it was important. This week I’ll look at different ways we can take care of ourselves. First up it to try something new. Anything new. Sure, new things are scary, … Continue reading

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Three Tips on Finding Time for You

Everyone has twenty-four hours in a day. Many of us have those hours stuffed to the brim. How in the world are we supposed to find more time? Time to be frivolous? Time for us? Some tips for finding “me” … Continue reading

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Five Reasons to Be Selfish

In a previous post here, I talked about taking time for yourself. Today the question is, “how does taking “me” time help me?” Here’s the thing, our heart and emotions need time to rest and recuperate, just as our bodies … Continue reading

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It’s All About You

What have you done for yourself lately? You’re a mom, you’re a grandmother, you are a vital employee, you were a wife, you are a giver. We enjoy giving of ourselves, it’s who we are, it helps keep us grounded. … Continue reading

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Why Write Our Pain Away

“I’m not going to journal.” That was my answer when a writing friend suggested I journal about my husband’s illness. I repeated the answer when he lost his battle and she suggested again. No way was I going to write … Continue reading

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