The Importance of Self-Care

The Importance of Self-Care

What is one of the most important, yet often-overlooked things to focus on when you’ve lost someone close to you? Self-care, self-care, self-care. Oh, and did I mention self-care?   Why such emphasis? As a widow and a mother, it is so easy to continue to put everyone...

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Widowed Dating, the Universe, and “Happily Ever After”

Widowed Dating, the Universe, and “Happily Ever After”

I wrestled with the idea of dating and partnership for awhile and put a ton of thought into if when the “right time” was for me and how it would affect my family.  I really just kind of got out of my head and decided to listen to my gut - because it always steered my...

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Facelifts, Judgment, and Moving Forward

Facelifts, Judgment, and Moving Forward

Judgment is one of the most difficult things we face on the grief journey--judgment from others about our actions, and judgment from ourselves about how we think we’re doing. I’ve found that my perspective on grief has changed dramatically since I lost someone close...

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About Melissa Pierce

Melissa Grahek Pierce is the author of Filled With Gold, written with Christine Fadden. She went through a tremendous trial when she lost her husband after adopting two young boys, and the book is the story of her journey. Now, she helps other widows cope with their own losses and move on. She enjoys her roles as a wife, mother, sister, life coach, and friend. Melissa currently calls Portland, Oregon, home.

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