News – Tagged "Holidays" – Linda Lauren

News — Holidays

The Holiday Season and Grief — Ways to Heal

Linda Lauren

Tags candles, christmas, grief, healing, holidays, loss, other side, Thanksgiving

Gathering for the holidays has always incorporated faith, family and friends in observance and celebration. And every year at this time we are inundated with emotion derived from the loss of loved ones. We dwell on the memories of holidays past and become so busy feeling badly that we forget what the goodness of the season is all about. If it was important enough to remember sadly, then it’s important enough to remember fondly, because happiness with that loved one is what you are missing. That element gets in the way of healing and we can easily neglect to create...

Ways to Embrace an Attitude of Gratitude

This is the time of year when we should have the presence of mind to be thankful. Too often we get caught up in the day to day movement of life and fail to remember the blessings that got us where we are today. An entire year goes by before we know it and it is easy to forget those who have been there for us along the way. By the same token, it's a time to be remembered for the wonderful acts of kindness that we have bestowed on others. It is important to not lose sight and to...