Journaling Through Grief, Part 6 – Dealing with Guilt 2

AS IF LOSS ISN’T ENOUGH by itself, another painful emotion that grief awakens and amplifies is guilt. Guilt that accompanies grief can come in several forms and each is not exclusive, meaning you may experience more than one kind of guilt at once. Telling yourself (or someone else telling you) […]

Journaling Through Relationships: Death and Grieving 2

“Death ends a life, not a relationship.” ― Mitch Albom ALL RELATIONSHIP ENDINGS are painful, and perhaps none more so than the loss of a loved one by death. In her Psychology Today article, Dr. Lani Leary writes, “A relationship is an association, a connection, a link, and a tie between loved ones. […]

Journaling Through Relationships: Endings 6

“There’s a trick to the ‘graceful exit.’ It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage, or a relationship is over — and let it go. It means leaving what’s over without denying its validity or its past importance to our lives. It involves a sense […]

A Week’s Worth of Journaling Prompts: Profit and Loss 3

Sometimes, when I feel I need centering and a sense of direction, I’ll draw a rune. Runes are small stones or tiles with symbols etched into them—a form of oracle. The little book which accompanies my set of runes defines Oracle as something that “points your attention towards those hidden […]