What To Do When Feeling Overwhelmed

What To Do When Feeling Overwhelmed

How often do you intentionally check in with yourself throughout the day? Do you monitor your inner and outer states regularly? Or do you only check in when overwhelmed with negativity? Many of us feel overwhelmed these days. Like something looming over our heads,...
Grief at the Beauty Bar

Grief at the Beauty Bar

Today’s post is from Leela Vox*, author and poet. She offers poignant thoughts for women entering the autumn of life. Grief at the Beauty Bar acknowledges that most women would prefer to stay youthful-looking decades beyond their 50s and 60s. If honest, we’d admit...
How to Immediately Lower Your Mental Stress

How to Immediately Lower Your Mental Stress

Grief and stress affect our brain and body in similar fashion. But there’s a way to immediately reset – even before getting out of bed in the morning.   As you know, grief is a multi-faceted process. It can affect your body as fatigue, nausea, insomnia,...
Can Guilt Kill You?

Can Guilt Kill You?

Yes, guilt can kill you. I didn’t know this until after my brother Mark died. And I witnessed my mother getting trapped in a cycle of grief and guilt. She kept replaying the horrible tragedy of his suicide over and over in her mind. Mom felt guilty for not recognizing...
There’s Nothing Wrong With You

There’s Nothing Wrong With You

During the holidays I did not travel to another planet. It just felt that way. There’s been plenty wrong on earth for the past 11 months. And I just don’t feel ok. You probably don’t either. But I am here to tell you, “There’s nothing wrong with you. You are...
Use Writing to Heal Trauma and Grief

Use Writing to Heal Trauma and Grief

Heal your wounds of trauma and loss through the transformational power of writing. Discover and create meaning, help others, and remember with more love than pain. Writing does have the power to heal trauma. That’s why when I received this invitation from David...