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A Different Way to Handle a Death Anniversary

Friday will be the fifth anniversary of my dad’s death. In some ways, my life has moved forward since his death day, the way it does when you work through your grief and get on with your own business of living.

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The legacy of a life is not summed up in the anniversary day of death, or in the anniversary day of birth. The legacy is in the great expanse of the life that was lived.

In other ways, I still miss him as though it were only a few days ago when I got the call that it was time to come home and say good-bye. The anniversary of a death day can be a difficult time – it can bring back painful feelings of loss. But then again, it may not.

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14 Ways to Love Yourself

How do you show you love yourself? For starters, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so you can

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Only when you give yourself the gift of love can you give the gift of love to others.

 

buy yourself a gift. Have no idea what you’d like? That’s okay, take a few minutes right now and think about how you can show you love yourself. I have 14 ways you can love yourself that I’ll share with you. Continue reading

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Stop Caring About What Others Think and Set Yourself Free

Recently, a woman wrote to me expressing her dismay that a family member had wrongly obtained confidential financial information about her and then revealed it to

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When you fill your inner life with quiet confidence about who you are and what is important to you, you stop caring about what others think. You set yourself free from their bonds and discover you can life live joyfully.

other family members. It wasn’t information that anyone needed to act on. You might say, it was none of their business. And you’d be right. Continue reading

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