Ask Annah: How Can I be Grateful in the Midst of So Much Pain?

Annah Elizabeth Ask Annah, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Mental Health 2 Comments

Dearest Neighbor, November 1st always arrives with a flourish of “gratitude” memes and requests for you to participate in all sorts of activities and posts throughout the month. This daily practice can be downright grueling, disheartening, and un-empowering when you are in the doldrums or in a state of despair. I recall feeling inadequate during my grief periods following my …

Here’s What Happens Amidst the Storm of a Century

Annah Elizabeth Happy Happens ™, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Mental Health Leave a Comment

Happy Sunday-Monday, Journeyer! Okay, so first let me admit that I took a little literary license in the title; Storm Stella was certainly a force to be reckoned with, yet for must of us she was far from the storm of a century. Some magical things happened as the storm raged on outside of my home, Journeyer, the most significant …

Be Well. Work Well. Do Well.

Annah Elizabeth Happy Happens ™, Mental Health, Spirituality Leave a Comment

It is not happiness that makes you grateful; it is gratefulness that makes you happy. ~David Steindl-Rast Happy Sunday, Journeyer! This week has been all about you! I have dedicated this entire summer while I’m on break to learning and growing The Five Facets so that I can better serve you in your endeavors to heal your heartaches big and small. …