I was watching a morning news show earlier & they spoke with a Harvard Professor who teaches a course in happiness. One of the assignments is to write a letter of gratitude to someone you haven’t shared it with before. That has stayed with me for the last few hours. I have been practicing gratitude… Continue reading Gratitude Letter
So it’s been a while since my last post and if you read it, you are aware why. When you are not directly impacted by a loss, you feel badly for others but your life continues relatively normally. The struggle for those who find themselves drowning in the grieving process is that they don’t have… Continue reading life lessons
Another post I don’t know how to begin. Last Tuesday I received a call that my father was in the hospital. There are 4 siblings scattered across the country so the calls began. Another call came in at 4pm which motivated us all even faster. My brother made it to the hospital around midnight, his… Continue reading role reversal
So, there are many experiences that I never anticipated having. Certainly getting divorced was one of the biggest. With that huge life change come a truckload more. Everything in your life changes, literally everything. My thoughts today are around trying to be open to someone new. If you have read this blog before, I was… Continue reading brave new world
Some words or phrases that I like, I tend to overuse. I incorporate them into my go to words & basically beat them to death until I annoy everyone around me & they beg me to stop. I don’t think I am alone in that, or I hope I am not. Then there are words that… Continue reading On this day
Sheryl Sandberg wrote a post on her facebook account marking the end of sheloshim, the completion of religious mourning for a spouse. As most people are aware, her husband died in a treadmill accident when they were on vacation. You can read the full post here I read the post this morning out of empathy &… Continue reading Option B
One of the things I have come to realized (slowly) is one of the ways we make our own lives harder. Most of us know that people don’t come into our lives by accident, they appear for a reason. Usually as an opportunity for us to learn something about ourselves. What I finally realized (I… Continue reading Saturday thought….