Benefits of Expressing Gratitude

Benefits of Expressing Gratitude

My friend Susan L. Schoenbeck, MSN, RN, recently wrote about the benefits of expressing gratitude that you must read. Focusing on the good does not mean that you have to be positive all the time. Learn how to live gratefully… When my friend Mary entered hospice care...
Awakened By Grief: 3 Powerful Life Lessons From Loss

Awakened By Grief: 3 Powerful Life Lessons From Loss

In the short span of less than 4 years, my brother, father-in-law, mother, father, and teenage son died. My brother and son completed suicide, so these unthinkable deaths were accompanied by deep guilt. Today, I want to talk to you about how I’ve been awakened by...
Dream to Do Better: In Celebration of MLK Day

Dream to Do Better: In Celebration of MLK Day

On the third Monday of each January, we celebrate the birth and achievements of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This man is celebrated for his heroic efforts to end racial segregation and bring about equality during the 1950’s and 1960’s. One of his most noted...
How to Recognize Your Every Day as a Miracle

How to Recognize Your Every Day as a Miracle

Albert Einstein once said, “Either every day is a miracle, or nothing is a miracle.” When you’re living with grief, each day can feel like a chore. To refer to our days as anything close to miraculous can feel like too far of a reach, but today I’m going to show you...
Thanksgiving, Grief, and You: How to Cope When You’re Struggling

Thanksgiving, Grief, and You: How to Cope When You’re Struggling

Thanksgiving is meant to be a time when friends and family gather together around the dinner table to celebrate gratitude itself. It’s one of the few holidays not tied to any particular belief system, and is celebrated in several countries around the world. But when...