Getting through the mental blocks of grief

Since I said goodbye to my beloved, Carmela, just over a month ago I’ve developed a lot of mental blocks. These are things that I used to be able to do, but can’t do at the moment because they feel weird without having Carm around. Some of these mental blocks …

Turning grief into something that can help others

Hi everyone! I apologize for my radio silence lately. Truth be told it would’ve worked if my 6-month check-in post was my final installment for this journey I’m on: “Yep, I’ve made it 6 months. I guess I’ll be all right. So long!” but that’s not how I wanted it …

Little setbacks are a part of life

Setbacks are a part of life, or so I’ve been told. Being the careful planner that I am I try to avoid them at all costs. I got back from Minneapolis on Monday and just as I was getting back into the swing of everything I found out that my …

How to make moving easier on your pets

Moving is stressful in so many ways on us humans, but don’t forget that it’s also hard on our pets. They see us making piles and packing up our things in boxes in anticipation of the big move. They see us packing up our sheets and comforter (their sheets and …