The loss of a loved one is a life-altering event, and although it’s something we all experience at some point, the grief that follows is real and unique to each person. Through the grieving process, it’s normal and expected to experience ups and downs. In fact, sometimes grieving is the best way for us to let go. Being able to sit with the grief—and the physical and emotional changes it brings—can be an important part of your healing and recovery. Here are some thoughts to consider as you mindfully realign within your own unique grieving process.
Sometimes, the best decisions for us are the hardest. And self-care can sometimes mean letting go of toxic relationships that don’t promote harmony in our lives. You hold the power to choose who you allow into your space and into your life. Be honest with yourself and truly consider if it’s time to learn to move on — to let go of what’s holding you back. Here are some important things to consider.
When you’re living with the side effects of trauma, grief, pain, depression, anxiety, or stress, you might find yourself hiding away from loved ones, not showing up to social plans, or avoiding communication with others—ultimately, falling more and more into social isolation. A lot of trauma survivors will isolate due to fear or because they feel other people in their lives don’t understand what they’re going through. But you are not alone. Here are a few reminders to help during difficult times.
We all have the right to feel happiness and abundance in our lives. No matter where you are on your journey, there is HOPE on the other side. Sometimes life has big highs… and sometimes we experience extreme lows. You might be experiencing apathy, depression, or anxiety due to something that happened to you in life. Whatever the details and size of your rough patch, there are ways to begin the process of adding abundance back into your life. Here are some tips to guide you through that process.
Have you been in a situation where it feels impossible to forgive someone in your life, no matter how hard you try? Forgiveness is a virtuous trait, one that most religions tout as the path to freedom. But what if you’re just not quite ready to let go? If you can relate, here are some thoughts on what to do when you aren’t ready to forgive but want to continue moving forward.