After each major life change, we can be like Noah and his Ark. Which people and ideas from our previous experience should be saved? Which are best left behind?
During magic moments, there can be a complete peace when we are able to express our “real” self. Here is my story, what is yours?
This presentation by Louis Schwartzberg about the healing power of gratitude has stunning photography and video. Let yourself relax a few minutes and enjoy these moments of intense beauty. Related Videos: These additional videos can also inspire optimism and sooth our sadness: Nina Simone – Feeling Good Ideal Mourning
Creating time for personal care and skillful grieving can be challenging, but worthwhile. In this podcast, Margo admits that following one’s own advice is not always as easy as offering it. Related Articles Natural Grief Vortex Still a “Daddy’s Girl” Finding Your Way to Remember Loved Ones
When we feel overwhelmed, defeated or weak, it is worth remembering that in the stages that come next we may amaze others and ourselves by the person we are about to become.
There are so many ways to remember and honor people and pets that have passed away. Here are a few examples…
Being prepared financially and legally can make end-of-life care-giving and transitions much smoother. Here is a great interview about how a money-saavy mother and daughter are able to help each other through an otherwise difficult time.
Many kind words have been written about Steve Jobs, one of the founders of Macintosh Computers, especially since his death on October 5, 2011. This rare 1995 video of him describes how much influence we can have to change the world around us. See if these philosophies gets you thinking, “What should I do next?” Thanks for the inspiration and inventions, Mr. Jobs.
Sometimes we forget how easily we can help cheer one another up with a few kind words, funny moments or shared song. Here is an example in New York of how an empty podium with instructions to “Say something nice” builds an instant sense of community and fun. How can we get moments like this going on a regular basis?
Does the passage of time actually ‘heal’ us automatically? Margo Rose suggests we need to take active steps to assist our selves and each other in feeling better following a loss.