Trying to Understand Grief

Grief is one of those “things”–emotions, experiences– that is difficult to understand and/or describe until you have gone through it yourself. Even then, grief is still experienced differently, and everyone copes differently.

Here are some thoughts from grieving people on what they wish others understood about their experience(s).

“Selfitis”

“If you love – or hate – selfies, you might have taken an interest in some recent headlines claiming that “selfitis”, the compulsion to take pictures of yourself and post them on social media, has now been proven to be an actual condition…”

Read the full article HERE.

Too Busy

“How did we end up living like this? Why do we do this to ourselves? Why do we do this to our children? When did we forget that we are human beings, not human doings?”

Do you struggle with being too busy? Perhaps it might be good to explore the benefits and costs of living a life without any “margin.” We all need margin in our life- space to breathe and space to welcome interruptions.

Read THIS ARTICLE to learn more about the “Disease of Being Busy.” (Thanks to the Gottman Institute for recently re-posting this on their Facebook page.)