Ellen Gerst's Blog – May 2010 Archive (2)

Fear of Change: How To Overcome It

Do not be afraid of change. Change forces you to grow and, hopefully, become a better, more fully developed person.

It is you who will decide how your grief will affect your life. On one hand, you can sink deep into your grief and never see that there is still life going on around you -- life in which you can participate. On the other hand, you can be proactive in adjusting to your new circumstances and see all the positive things around you.

As I’ve mentioned previously,… Continue

Added by Ellen Gerst on May 24, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How The Death of A Spouse Can Be The Worst Thing and The Best Thing That Happens to You

In a prior post (March 8), I talked about the dual nature of the world and how to reach neutrality. Following along with that vein of thought, I am now able to make the following statement:

My late husband’s death was both the worst thing and the best thing that ever happened to me.

I realize that for many of you who are just at the beginning of your grief journey, it may be difficult to believe or understand that statement. It is also necessary for you to know from… Continue

Added by Ellen Gerst on May 7, 2010 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

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