My Latest Still Standing Post: Self-Care and Significant Others

http://stillstandingmag.com/2013/03/self-care-significant-others/

I hope you’ll read (and enjoy!) my latest article on Still Standing. After re-reading it, I wanted to make an addition to point out that being a seemingly stoic caretaker in a time of deep grieving can be grieving in and of itself. Many people heal by helping others. After all, that’s how I finally began true healing after Colin’s death. That’s how I began to find my way out of the deep, steaming well of tears and anger that I found myself flailing in. Once I reached out to others to help, I found myself buoyed back up to the mouth of that well, breathing fresh air and soaking up sunshine.

Staying strong doesn’t always mean not grieving. It just depends on who you are.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Go Kaleo

Sanity in health and fitness.

Heavy Truth

The weight comes off, but the journey never ends

Writers Write

A writer, writing.

God's Whisper Farm

Just a Few Acres of Quiet

Breaktheweight.com

Inspiration to break through all that weighs each of us down

BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog

(Somewhat) Daily News from the World of Literary Nonfiction

Nancy Pen Lens Blog

Writer and Photographer

Trend.Shook.co

Shook. Community powered.

Some Smith's

looking forward to heaven, learning to walk on earth, letting Love heal all

One Dad

Marriage. Children. Life. Loss. Love

So Says Ced

Not so random and miscellaneous musings from of a youth pastor, obsessed with good coffee, and admitted sports-aholic

I Have the Floor

Gear, guitars, entertainment, sports, politics from Greg Pinelo

HUMAN Detroit

bringing the D to the planet

Write On Wednesday

A Writer's Roundtable

Deal It Forward @ Lifesta

The Fun Side of Daily Deals

Young Workers Movement

Documenting and Building America's Young Workers Movement

Elizabeth Ellis

Mondo Zivvie: Musings and occasional brilliance from the middle coast

%d bloggers like this: