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!
You and I are meant to be like a dynamic body of water; moving, alive, full of potential.
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.
If you’ve given it you all, celebrate and REST. Shed the things that are draining you. Simplify. Cut back. Fuel yourself with nourishing foods. And finally, honor that time instead of beating yourself up for taking it. Remember, springtime will makes it’s appearance soon enough.
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.
When life gave me an orchard full of lemons, I freaked out and ran through a multitude of worst case scenario’s. Then I stopped. I made the decision to think carefully and ON PURPOSE about what was happening and how I was going to respond to it.
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.