Learning To Practice Radical Acceptance

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”

Surviving the Holidays

It’s that time of year again.  It’s time for surviving the holidays.  In our life after loss, they can be filled with triggers!  I’ve compiled some of my favorite strategies for not just managing the trigger times, but life in general!  Get your notebook out, you’ll want to write these down. Harness the Power ofContinue reading “Surviving the Holidays”

The Lessons in the Leaves

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.

Invisible Buddies

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.