Last Love Letter

Have you ever given a thought to your last love letter?  I do not mean “love letter” in the Valentine’s sense.  I mean an after you die letter that is left to your loved ones, family and friends; a letter that is positive not negative. Picture this in your mind, amidst tears and sadness your […]

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How difficult is it?

I know life is difficult. I know life can be full of surprises; some come with hopeful anticipation and others come when we least expect it. Is life difficult because we have not figured out how to bend when the wind blows? Is life difficult because we cannot see it any other way? Is it […]

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Opening the Doors to Discussion

  I attended the Bereavement Ontario Network (BON) Conference this past week and came home with heart felt stories, new friendships, resources and inspiration. Sometimes you are the catalyst for someone’s choice to change.  Sometimes you are the recipient of the information needed to help you on your journey.   When looking at the topic […]

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Happiness: Are you making your happiness a priority when grief has a grasp?

Happiness can be a state of “being” you decide to make a part of your life.  There are several books, videos, jokes, sayings, and quotes to explain how to be happy. “If only we’d stopped trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time” by Edith Wharton. “The best way to cheer yourself […]

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40 Questions

40 Questions Everyone is Afraid to Ask Such as: “Are you holding onto something that you need to let go of?” “How short would your life have to be before you would start living differently today?” Take a look at this site where you will find important questions worthy of consideration http://www.marcandangel.com/2012/04/13/40-questions-everyone-is-afraid-to-ask/    

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Relationship Loss (intimate partner)

A few times in the past week I have been asked about relationship loss and since I deal with grief, I am providing a few ideas to ponder over: What are you afraid of when looking at life without your past partner? What past coping skills helped you move beyond perceived road blocks? Perhaps there […]

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Something a little different

Hi, after this beautiful holiday weekend. Sometimes we need an extra boost to feel better or to try something different…take a look at various ways to wear a scarf at the following link….enjoy…. http://www.tvkim.com/watch/1453/kims-picks-one-scarf-25-ways?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=dotd&utm_content=2011-10-25-fifl&utm_campaign=r

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Friends and cancer

Recently I was reacquainted with a longtime friend. Similar to what many people are experiencing or seem to be running into…my friend has cancer. Another friend has cancer and it seems like everyone is dying…..WHAT IS THIS ALL ABOUT? Part of me wants to say wooo, is it catchy? Another part of me wants to […]

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