Ask Annah: I’m Afraid My Deceased Loved One Will Be Forgotten. How Do I Prevent That?

Annah Elizabeth Ask Annah, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Mental Health, Relationships Leave a Comment

Dearest Neighbor, This is one of the greatest fears The Living have following the death of a loved one, especially an unexpected or “untimely” death. Widows and Widowers. Loss Mamas, Papas, and Siblings. “Orphaned” children. [Insert your whatever.] We lament what will never be. “Lost time.” Things that “should be” but never will be. We have this sense of how …

Weathering the Storm

Annah Elizabeth Family, Happy Happens ™, Mental Health 3 Comments

Happy Sunday, Journeyer! Much of this past week was spent worrying and fretting over  my workplace saga. The sort of stress that brings with it interrupted sleep, headaches, and queasy stomachs. But here’s the thing I learned on Friday: We are always supported, no matter what. I have a solid performance history, but I couldn’t help but feel anxious about …