Category: Healing from Grief

8 Ways to Let Go

8 Ways to Let Go Sometimes when things come to an end, we feel more than slightly lost. When a relationship, friendship or job ends it could seem to crash our world. Our blood, sweat, tears, hopes and often life-long dreams seemed to be shattered. Other times the endings are not so serious and yet they tug at our heart strings. Life could seem to be out-of-control or at a sudden standstill. The truth is though, that life has changed, it will never be the same again. While we do need to honor that transition we should keep in...

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What is Hospice? Not a Death Sentence, but a Chance to Live Life Fully

What is Hospice? Hospice is not a death sentence. It is an opportunity to live life to the fullest until you die. I have been a Hospice volunteer since 1994. It is my passion. To be of service to others in such an important and intense time of life is an honor. The more I give, I am repaid tenfold. The criteria to qualify for Hospice is a diagnosed terminal illness that if it were to progress at the normal rate, you would only have six months to live. To be eligible a patient can’t be involved in treatment to try cure the illness....

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Once Mine, Always Mine!

Alasha, My daughter’s mother has an issue with my new lady friend. We do not have set custody and lately any time I want my daughter to spend the night at my home her mom thinks of a reason why my daughter can’t. My daughter and I are very close and it breaks my heart when she wants to spend the night but is not allowed. I understand that my ex may be upset because I live with someone new but that should not have any bearings on my relationship with my daughter. I try to keep the peace...

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Shielding Loved Ones from Pain, a Sister’s Plea

Alasha, I’m worried about my youngest brother; he is marrying the wrong girl! He is so blinded by love he can’t see what the rest of us siblings see. He and his girlfriend have been dating on and off for three years. She is a sneaky, conniving and a back stabber. She is very flirtatious with other men and has been caught having lunch dates with men that are not my brother. Besides that, if it’s not enough, she is not loving or nurturing towards my brother. She is very cold and treats him like he couldn’t do any...

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Don’t Let One Bad Apple Spoil The Bunch!

Alasha, I found out a few months ago my boyfriend of two years was cheating on me with another woman. We have since broken up. After taking a closer look at the relationship I can see where I overlooked things that were clearly an indication that he was going to be unfaithful. I am tired of getting beat up by love. Love never works out for me. I don’t have the energy or desire to start new relationships anymore. What do I do? ~Future Cat Lady I am an avid strawberry picker. A year does not go by that...

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I like my Medium well done. My interview with Medium Nancy Meryl

Medium Nancy Meryl says, “just because you can’t see something doesn’t mean that it doesn’t exist.” And she should know. Since she was a young girl, Nancy had been receiving messages from people who have passed on. As an adult, Nancy decided to make it her life’s work to use her gift to help people receive messages from their loved ones who have passed. Nancy is also one of Here Women Talks’ columnists: http://herewomentalk.com/category/op-ed/medium-nancy-meryl The Interview.  Q. Hi Nancy. Before we get into how you work as a medium, can you please tell us what a medium is?  A Medium...

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