Ask Annah: Why Do I Feel Worse 2-3 Years after My Significant Life Loss Event

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

Dear Journeyer, I am often asked some variation of this question: “It’s been three years since my child/parent/sibling/spouse/best friend died and I feel worse now than I did when it happened. What is wrong with me?” Though this query often references the death of a person, I have also heard it with regard to other forms of loss, including but …

Flying Lessons

Annah Elizabeth Happy Happens ™, Healing and the Two Sides of, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Mental Health 2 Comments

Full Disclosure: This post comes with connections to other healing allies as well inspirational posts that are ever so close to my heart… There is no way I can contain links to the recommended limit of three… Grab a box of tissues, your favorite beverage and reading spot, then put your feet up and sit with me for a while…I’m so happy you’re …

Healing and the Two Sides of Flight

Annah Elizabeth Healing and the Two Sides of, Loss, Grief, and Healing 3 Comments

Journeyer, I had the most exquisite experience while driving to work earlier this week! My drive follows a local stream, one where I’ve had the good fortune of noticing a doe leading her young fawn to drink, both set in the light of an emerging sunrise. I’ve seen osprey-like birds resting, their height reaching for the clouds atop one locked leg, the other …