For many people in this country, the upcoming Memorial Day is about having a three-day weekend to bar-b-que, have friends over, go on a short vacation or just relax. Retail stores, outlets and places to purchase treasures are all having those notorious Memorial Day Sales events where we can buy things at 20% off orContinue reading “Memorial Day is NOT Just a Three Day Weekend!”
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Does a Consequence of Losing a Loved One Have to be Job Loss?
Be warned; God will not be mocked; we all truly reap what we sow in life. If you are an employer, remember to be compassionate and caring toward those who work for you if you want your business to flourish.
My Angel Christina Marie
There was nothing about August 12th or the week before it that was usual. Life was turning upside down before my eyes, and there was nothing I could do about it. My daughter was in the ICU in critical condition, and I could not be there to comfort her or even see her. The hospitalContinue reading “My Angel Christina Marie”
Loss of The Lilac Center for Healing and Enlightenment: My Continued Grief
As someone who practices positive psychology, I’m not particularly eager to talk about the subject of loss so much. When I do, I usually do so in the context of renewal or regaining what was lost. This time I think talking about my own losses is therapeutic. I also believe in living in the moment.Continue reading “Loss of The Lilac Center for Healing and Enlightenment: My Continued Grief”
After the Storm: Healing from the Effects of Grief and Loss
We have all been recently affected by a global pandemic that just about brought our world to a standstill. My heart goes out to all of those who have suffered losses during the spread of COVID-19. I know the grief and the feeling of loss. It is not easy. The news media only barely touchContinue reading “After the Storm: Healing from the Effects of Grief and Loss”
Mending Broken Glass With Dreams
Right in the middle of a difficult move, a colorful vase dropped to the floor while unpacking. It shattered into what looked like a thousand pieces. I sat down on the floor at that point and just cried my eyes out. I had lost my home in the infamous housing and lending crash of 2008.Continue reading “Mending Broken Glass With Dreams”
You Can’t Heal from Love: Surviving the Loss of a Child
I wish I could come at this one as a professional but I can’t. I have to write it as a survivor and a mother. You see, I lost my son. Don’t ask me how long its been because time is irrelevant. Some of the sting does go away with time but the memories, theContinue reading “You Can’t Heal from Love: Surviving the Loss of a Child”
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