Posts tagged loss
Grief, Loss and Getting Through Anniversaries

No one knows what to do when someone suddenly dies. It took a long time for my anger to turn into gratitude, but with a lot of work and a lot of time, I was eventually able to believe that I was so lucky to have him as long as I did. I've learned a lot about myself from my brother's passing and it's because I lost him that I am the way I am today. Here are 10 things I learned from my brother’s passing that I wanted to share with you all.

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Running The Coping Mechanism

When life gives you lemons and then squeezes those lemons into your eyes while simultaneously pulling the rug out from under you, it's hard to figure out how you're going to make it through the day. Running is always billed as a way to stay healthy or as a way to get in shape but I think running's mental benefits far outweigh the physical ones. Here are 9 times I'm grateful I found running:

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Practice Authenticity, Truth, and Compassion

I’m exhausted. I feel like I’ve had the rug pulled out from under me. This week has been tough. It started on the highest of highs and ended on a heartbreaking low. So much happened in such a small amount of time. The crazy thing is that everything had to do with each other. This week was one huge lesson in living...

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Finding Happiness During the Holidays

The holiday season is a really delicate time of year for my family. On the one hand it’s the time of the year I most look forward to because my entire family gets together for some insane shenanigans. Then on the other hand it’s a reminder that a huge piece of our puzzle is missing and will never be with us again. These are my tips to finding joy and happiness during the holidays when you've lost a member of your family:

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20 Things I've Learned About Grief

When someone passes no one knows what to do. You don't expect to lose someone unexpectedly. You don't think about it realistically and if it happens, everyone runs around panicked and grief stricken with their heads chopped off. I want to share what I've learned through my experience with grief. Here are 20 things I wish I could have known before my brother passed.

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