Owning Your Story

Owning Your Story

When your world turns upside down and you’re facing unprecedented changes, owning your story can be a challenge. Before we lost my husband to suicide, we were living the life of an ideal American family. We had not experienced tragedy. We were living in a really great...
Giving Grace and Mercy

Giving Grace and Mercy

No matter what hardship you’re dealing with – from the loss of something to the loss of someone – it is crucial that you give yourself grace and mercy.  When I lost my husband to suicide in 2014, the world as I knew it disappeared. At that time, I had built a...
What Does Grief Look Like?

What Does Grief Look Like?

There are literally no words that can fully express what grief is, especially when it’s due to the loss of a loved one.  We all deal with grief in a different way and process through things in a different way. It’s just impossible to define to somebody how you...
A New Identity

A New Identity

There will be times in your life when the identity you had disappears and you establish a whole new one. If you’re lucky, that identity shift happens because you want it to, like when you become a parent for the first time. But for many of us, that shift is not of our...