An Apology and My Commitment

I wanted to reach out to you today and specifically state that I support Black Lives Matter. I am committed to doing the hard work of anti-racism. As a business owner, I am committed to supporting black people, especially women, in the fight for justice, equality, and the eradication of racism.  I want to deeplyContinue reading “An Apology and My Commitment”

Finding Joy in Times of Fear

We are living in an unprecedented time of fear. I struggled with writing a post about the current fear climate surrounding COVID-19 and the world being under quarantine. It isn’t like there’s not a plethora of talk about it on every other blog and website. So, at first, I planned specifically not to write aboutContinue reading “Finding Joy in Times of Fear”

The Month of Tevet- Darkness to Light

We are currently in the Hebrew month of Tevet and the Gregorian month of January. Tevet began at the new moon in December and will end at the new moon in January. The lights of the last days of Chanukah are the brightest spot during Tevet, with the long, dark nights of winter making upContinue reading “The Month of Tevet- Darkness to Light”

The Truth About Grief

There is a common misconception about grief- time heals all wounds. This is not true at all. Time does not heal grief. What time does is lessen the pain. Time makes grief less intense or less frequent, but it doesn’t heal. If time healed all wounds, then after the passage of a certain amount ofContinue reading “The Truth About Grief”

Coping With Grief at the Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time, but they can be stressful at the best of times. For those of us who are experiencing grief, they can rather be a nightmare. Whether you’ve experienced the loss of a loved one or the death of a dream, facing the holidays when you heart is broken can beContinue reading “Coping With Grief at the Holidays”

21 Ways to Work Through Grief

We all face grief and loss at some time in our lives. It doesn’t matter what the loss is. Grief requires work to overcome. We are now coming to understand that the traditional five stages of grief aren’t always accurate. Each of us grieve in a unique way. We may have more stages or less,Continue reading “21 Ways to Work Through Grief”

Did You Know?

If you’re reading this post right now you probably read my blog somewhat regularly. You may even be a subscriber. I would bet you find something interesting in what I write. I thank you for that. If this is your first introduction to me, how serendipitous! If this is you please feel free to checkContinue reading “Did You Know?”

10 Things To Do After Loss

Each one of us faces loss in our lives at some time. The type of loss varies, and how we respond to it does, as well. Each of us are individuals and our life paths will throw loss our way. My response to a loss may not be the same as someone else experiencing thatContinue reading “10 Things To Do After Loss”