The grief and guilt of rehoming a dog or giving your dog away is intense and sad. I understand how you feel; my husband and I had to rehome our dog. Here’s how I coped with the guilt and grief I felt and still feel. I found… Read More »Are You Struggling After Rehoming Your Dog? You Are Not Alone
Mind & Soul
Giving up on your goals could be the best thing you ever do. Quitting can be smart and life giving – especially if your goals unrealistic, unachievable, or life-draining. If they’re causing insomnia, stomachaches, headaches or other physical or emotional symptoms of stress, you may… Read More »How Do You Know If It’s Time to Quit?
What was the most surprising thing about Malcolm Gladwell’s research on achieving goals and succeeding in life? “What surprised me most were the ordinary methods successful people use to achieve all they achieve,” writes Malcolm Gladwell in Outliers: The Story of Success. If your goals are… Read More »10 Tips for Achieving Goals in Life – Malcolm Gladwell
When one person is missing, the whole world seems empty. How do you start over as a woman over 60 after your husband dies? There are as many paths to healing as there are widows and bereaved women in the world….but there are no quick… Read More »Starting Over in Your 60s – After Your Husband’s Death
No matter long you’ve been haunted by past memories, losses and regrets, you can start living in peace. Starting now! Here’s how I learned how to stop living in the past. The best part is that you don’t have to take my word for it.… Read More »Is the Past Haunting You? How to Find Peace and Freedom
Adjusting to life alone after your husband dies – especially after years of marriage – is one of the most stressful transitions you’ll ever experience. I am so sorry for your loss, and wish I could tell you that you’ll wake up tomorrow feeling happy and healed! But the truth is that your life will never be the same…and neither will you.
You found She Blossoms! Here are the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about my She Blossoms and Blossom Tips blogs, plus helpful links to a variety of blossomy blooms and bouquets. First, I have to share a quote I recently discovered: “They blossomed, they did… Read More »“She Blossoms” Blogs Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Laurie Pawlik-Kienlen
What do you give someone whose grandma died? These sympathy gifts for the loss of a grandmother are thoughtful ways to express your support. I also included sympathy messages and ideas for condolence cards, funeral messages, and “celebration of life” memorabilia.