Have you ever read a book that changed your whole dang life? If so, you may just recognize some of the titles in this post containing 10 life-changing books that have the power to change your mindset for good. If not, well, read on, my friend. Because if you’ve made it this far, you are …

I wasn’t sure about a guided D Day tour of the Normandy Beaches because my obsession with the history of the Second World War means I envisioned exploring Normandy on my own. I wanted to wander without a timeline through the area that I had researched, read about, and obsessively watched on Band of Brothers …

Scattering ashes isn’t something that people often talk about. That’s why, when my late fiancé’s ashes arrived on my front porch via the U.S. Postal Service, I was completely unprepared for what was inside that box stamped “cremated remains”. Scattering ashes: Tips and tricks to handling your loved one’s remains If you are scattering ashes …

This Camino de Santiago packing list may just be the best one around. Bold statement, I know. But when you get really familiar with what you should not pack on a 500-mile pilgrimage across Spain, you can speak with confidence about what you should pack. And let me tell you, I made some serious mistakes …

Diagnosis day can be a lonely grief milestone. Your loyal support network may remember your loved one’s death anniversary and birthday. They will probably heap extra love on you during the holidays and on special occasions – those celebratory moments that you never imagined would occur without your person. But the day your loved one …

These books and memoirs about losing a loved one helped me to laugh and cry through my grief. I hope they will help you, too. When my partner died of cancer, a fellow widower brought me a book that helped him through his own acute grief. He offered it in the hopes that it might …