Ask Annah: How Do I Move Forward When the Past Keeps Repeating Itself? Part I, Relationships

Annah ElizabethAsk Annah, Loss, Grief, and Healing, RelationshipsLeave a Comment

Dear Neighbor, Oh, let me count the ways I understand your question. How do I move forward when the past keeps repeating itself? This question is deep and complex and covers so many areas of our lives and across each of our five facets. When it seems as if life keeps dealing you one blow after another, it can feel … Read More

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

Annah ElizabethAsk Annah, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Mental Health2 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 … Read More

Energy Reset

Annah ElizabethHappy Happens ™, Mental Health, SpiritualityLeave a Comment

Happy Sunday, Journeyer! Right now I am a puddle of nothingness and everything-ness, so this post is likely to be quick and to the point. You see, I spent a few delicious hours pampering myself earlier today. Yep. You just gotta do it now and again. I’ve been hearing RAVE reviews about a new local spa and wellness center called … Read More

Happiness Lives Between Me and I

Annah ElizabethHappy Happens ™, Mental Health, Spirituality, Uncategorized1 Comment

Happy Sunday, Journeyer! This past week has been a combination of everything. Excitement! Fear. Flu-like symptoms. Friendship. Learning. Love. Laughter. Reading. Sadness. Worry about loved ones who ran into some difficult times.  Writing. Strange as it might sound, my week hasn’t felt like the roller-coaster ride you might think after reading this list above! It’s a good thing because some … Read More

Living Life Wide Open

Annah ElizabethHappy Happens ™, Mental Health, SpiritualityLeave a Comment

Happy Monday-Tuesday,Journeyer! As I type this week’s Happy Happens column, I am aboard Delta flight 3674 headed from Charlotte to Detroit, where I’ll board another plane for my final destination. Home. Typing that word I am reminded of a phrase I often use: “Home is where I am.” I don’t use the expression “Home is where my heart is” as … Read More