Loss, grief and hardship are an inescapable, inevitable part of life, but misery and the way we work through each of these is a choice. After multiple tragedies I had to learn some simple, everyday tools to cope with the loss and grief. Today has enough problems of its own without going back over and over what has happened in the past. Although the truth hurts sometimes, we cannot change events of the past but we can change our perspective. As much as we might have experience
Birth and death are a part of life but strangely nothing seems to prepare us for the grief that invades us when someone dies or we experience loss in one of its many forms. In fact, people rarely realize that they are experiencing the results of grief after such things as losing a job or title, moving house, a loss of health or mobility, finding out you are adopted, a beloved pet dies and the list is endless. But here is the good news: grief is not a life sentence. Grief has
Have you ever woken up, opened your eyes and immediately thought today sucks? Yeah, I know what you mean because this can be common for many of us, especially those who are going through a terrible or challenging time in life. When life gets too darn tough, take a moment to breathe and be kind to yourself. You are worth it. When you feel you are being bombarded left, right and centre, your emotions go into overdrive and you easily slip into anger, fear, anxiety or bitterness.