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Blog for the Modern Widow
Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
Sherri Days

Spring Cleaning Our Minds and Hearts: Be a Warrior Marilyn Nutter One of my friends posted on Facebook that she […]

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Relational Health for Widows
Sherri Days

With hope in her eyes …. A Widow from India A Widow from India “There must be a mistake,” I […]

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
Jordan H

As I started to begin to write this article, I wanted to gather information. I was looking at facts, and I was looking for

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
Katie Stifter

This is my guy! He is funny, athletic, serious with a side of goofy and everyone likes him! Looking in from the outside you

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
MWC Community Conversation

We asked our widow sisters to share their wisdom by answering this question; What motivates you to keep going and keep

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
MWC Community Conversation

We asked our widow sisters to share their wisdom by answering this question; How did people support you after the loss of

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
MWC Community Conversation

We asked our widow sisters to share their wisdom by answering this question; When you lost your spouse, what did people do

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
MWC Community Conversation

We asked our widow sisters to share their wisdom by answering this question; What challenges have you faced as a parent

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
Jen Johnson

I’d like to share my story of recently creating a sacred outdoor space in my home. When Carolyn came to visit the LA

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
Windy Kerr

When you give yourself time to heal, you begin to discover the new YOU. Truly focusing on our healing in all ways

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
Jen Johnson

When my husband died suddenly in 2012, one of my strongest feelings in the early days of grief was that I will do whatever

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
Carolyn Moor

I’d like to discuss some things that we moor or anchor ourselves to positively and negatively, I wanted to share a little

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
Carolyn Moor

This month we are discussing the topic of receptivity. It seems that every month when you focus on something, life presents

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
Carolyn Moor

I think it is fair to say that losing your partner is like being in hurricane powered winds – like you can’t even catch

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
Carolyn Moor

Flexibility in widowhood isn’t just about ‘going with the flow’ – it’s about being alert and open to the

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
Carolyn Moor

It’s February and a month in which many of us can feel a surge of emotions approaching the Valentine’s Day holiday.

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Fun and Creative Health for Widows
Carolyn Moor

This topic is something I hold close to my heart as an interior designer – Sacred Nesting. We say sacred because creating

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
Jen Johnson

Choosing to be Grateful – Finding Gratitude in the Firestorm Jen Johnson There are two months that have been the

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
Cindy Toledo

Adventure is not a word I would ever have dreamed would be part of my vocabulary. I spent my childhood and most of my adult

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
Carolyn Moor

As promised, I am writing to you from ‘The Eternal City’ Rome, Italy. A few years ago, I was blessed with a dear

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
Carolyn Moor

The powerfully healing words ‘connect’ and ‘connection’ have been on my mind (and heart) since arriving in Sedona,

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Emotional & Mental Health for Widows
Jen Johnson

In 2015, I wrote a blog about choosing to be happy in the midst of my grief.

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Fun and Creative Health for Widows
Carolyn Moor

It’s that time of year when we proudly celebrate the Moms of the World by saying ‘YOU MATTER’ in our life.

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Financial Health for Widows
Jennifer J. Mickelson

I have a 16 year-old client right now I’m representing. His father passed away two years ago, leaving my client as the

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Fun and Creative Health for Widows
Carolyn Moor

Well, it’s the season of red hot love, pink and white marketing, and little blue boxes of affection everywhere you look.

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Financial Health for Widows
Kelly Willis

I had lunch today with a widowed friend who told me she had spent a good part of her Christmas holiday planning for 2014.

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Financial Health for Widows
Kelly Willis

It was early September 2011, eight months after my husband passed away, and I was laid low by a gripping bout of grief. You

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Spiritual Health for Widows
Carolyn Moor

The small book of Ruth buried in the Old Testament is a treasure when a widow finds it. It is a book, however small (it’s

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Financial Health for Widows
Carolyn Moor

Did you know that the only way to formally designate who will raise your children after you pass away is by designating it

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Spiritual Health for Widows
Dixie K

“When will the pain stop?” Every time I am asked this question, it always saddens me to say, “It won’t.”

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Knowing there are women who have not only survived what I was going through, but were also thriving and moving forward in their lives.
— MSC Wister® (Widow + Sister)