Where Do You Begin? A friend asked if she could meet with me for coffee last week. There was a sense of urgency in her voice and her eyes were brimming with tears. Her news was all too familiar. “We are moving,” she said. “With the pandemic layoffs here, my husband has been looking for […]
Most of us have never had to go through a worldwide pandemic that has caused such a magnitude of change to our country and to our daily lives. Millions of people have had their lives uprooted and changed by the physical effects of illness, death, or loss of a job or business. They may be […]
When circumstances are tough you might be tempted to pull into an emotional or even physical lockdown. It can feel safer to shut down emotionally and pull back from everything and everyone. Injury or illness can lead to a physical lockdown. There are steps you can take to break free.
This was written by me and my husband Bill in 2008 for a Valentine’s Day message one year before his death. I had asked him to share his thoughts on our years of moving, with the hope that it would give women insight and perspective into their husband’s often hidden feelings and emotions about moving. […]
The Emotional Impact of a Move or Other Life Change Grief is normal when it comes to life change, especially after a move. The stages of grief – denial, anger, despression, and acceptance – are normal when you’re grieving. For a while you can expect to go in and out of each stage. It’s OK […]
A friend stopped by our Just Moved office for a visit and during our conversation she said, “I know why I’ve never settled in and feel so disconnected since I moved here. It’s taken me a long time, but I’ve finally figured it out. I’ve never completely unpacked and gotten rid of all the boxes […]