Setbacks

Just when you think you have things under control and you feel like your grief is behind you, an unexpected wave of grief can come crashing in. Understanding triggers and knowing that they will cause those feelings to resurface at times can help you learn how to cope effectively with those unexpected waves of grief not only in yourself, but in your children and other loved ones as well.

Our Choice
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice

 

Zig Ziglar

Wounds Take Time to Heal
Wounds don’t heal the way you want them to, they heal the way they need to. It takes time for wounds to fade into scars. It takes time for the process of healing to take place. Give yourself that time. Give yourself that grace. be gentle with your words. Be gentle with your heart.

 

Dele Olanubi

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The way we react to adversity can be a major factor in how happy and successful we can be in life. Joseph B Wirthlin shares four ways to help cope with difficult periods of life.

What Our Reoccurring Struggles Can Do for Us

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength

Arnold Schwazenegger

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