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?
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.
Here’s what happened the night a guy broke into my apartment in the middle of the night and tried to rape me. Even now – almost 20 years later – those words choke me up. I almost find it ludicrous, unbelievable: an intruder broke into… Read More »How I Dealt With an Intruder in My Bedroom in the Middle of the Night
Telling your boyfriend you have an eating disorder might help your relationship. Being honest could also give you additional support to recover from bulimia, anorexia, or binge eating. But what if it’s too soon to talk about an eating disorder with a guy you’re dating?… Read More »Should You Tell Your Boyfriend About Your Eating Disorder?
What do you say to a friend about his or her mother’s cancer diagnosis? Our friend’s mom was recently diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in her brain. These tips on how to comfort a friend whose mom has cancer are from him and a book called… Read More »How to Comfort and Support a Friend Whose Mom Has Cancer
Writing a letter that says goodbye to someone you care about isn’t easy, but it can bring healing and closure when a relationship ends. These tips on how to write a goodbye letter are inspired by a reader’s comment and based on my experience with a variety of losses.