Category: loss

Even Amidst Tragedy, “All That We Are Arises With Our Thoughts”

When it comes to tragedy, loss or unexpected death (such as by accident, suicide, acts of violence, or natural disaster), our focus is naturally drawn toward what has been lost.  In our shock and sadness, we find ourselves spending countless hours wondering why and speculating about how something like this could happen.  In our anguish over these…

Coping with Setbacks & Disappointment

When you are working toward a positive change in your life, setbacks such as loss, failure and rejection can make you feel discouraged, frustrated, anxious and sad. Too much of this can lead to self-doubt, depression, and getting completely off track. It is important to understand that setbacks and disappointments are unavoidable and perhaps even…