Is your mother on a pedestal?

Last night while cleaning more of my parents boxes, I found a letter my mom wrote "to me". It was really one of those venting notes you should probably throw away after you're writing it so that when you die no one finds it, lol.

A Reason, a Season, or a Lifetime

Today's source of strength: People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person. When someone is in your life for a REASON . . . It is usually to meet a need you have

Clearing Your Parents Estate – Take 50million ::slap::

Stuff. Stuff. More stuff. When you think you're done you're not. Hi, I'm venting, nice to meet you, lol. My brother is coming here (to NJ/PA) next week (from Montana) to go through some of my mom's stuff. She left a lot of it. I'm having some anxiety -- I've just come back from a

Support Systems: Who’s in and who’s out?

There are going to be people who don't understand you. Sometimes they are inspired by you and your story and sometimes they shut down. Not sure if someone is capable of being a support system? I've got a basic list.

When you’re lonely, here’s a few tips to help you get through Father’s Day without a Father.

When you are lonely this father's day, remember to think about all the things you DO have in your life. Make a list of all the things you DO HAVE and FILL UP your life. Here are a few other things to do for Father's Day if you don't have a dad to celebrate.

Okay, mother’s day was hard. Like, really hard.

I realized that not a lot of people can actually understand what this feels like - to not have a mother and then to not have a mother on mother's day. It's like the entire world around you is doing something you can not participate in at all. Here's how it went for me.

How John Lennon chose to use creativity after The Beatles to deal with the death of his mother.

I learned that John Lennon lost his mom when he was 18 and suppressed much of his grief for the entire time he was in The Beatles until he learned about "primal therapy" from Dr. Arthor Janov and released his first solo album with Yoko Ono. How can we grow as humans using grief through creativity?