Do you struggle with managing our mental health in your life after loss? The research is solid: spending time in nature is an excellent way to boost your mood!
I’m sure you’ve heard a lot about acceptance as part of the grief process; it’s one of the stages of grief. Did you know that there is something beyond acceptance? It’s called radical acceptance, and learning to practice radical acceptance will transform your grief experience for the better. Promise! Acceptance is the act of acknowledgingContinue reading “Learning To Practice Radical Acceptance”
This is the essence of what I do. I help people organize and design and intentional life. In Annie’s case, it started in the bedroom.
Give yourself the gift of grace and time. You have suffered a life changing loss. You’ve had the wind knocked out of you. Stop berating yourself because you are not immediately running the race again.
Do you know what happens when you find gold stars day after day? You change your mind! You literally change how your mind perceives the world and that is powerful stuff! You create a life based on intentionality.
Invisible buddies exist all around us. When you meet someone who has a quality you particularly admire, perhaps someone who is “widowing” in a way that you admire, watch them. Observe them. Take notice. Try on those qualities, as if they were a new hat.
Use your pain to transform how you move through the world. Learn to live in grace and love while never forgetting the brokenness. It is because of the bitter that we can fully experience the sweet.
For a few days widowed people get to set aside their grief work and just relax and soak in the comfort and deep understanding of being with people who get you.
Here’s the thing. Even though you feel like your future is over, it isn’t. If you have a pulse, you have a future. If you have a future, there is a future version of you waiting for you and cheering you on.
The sun really does rise and set each day, and with that passage of time our loss becomes more manageable.