Your widow brain might be trying to convince you that you’re destined to be miserable, anxiety-ridden, and alone forever. And the sad fact is, the longer you think certain thoughts the more believable they are. However, you don’t have to listen to the doom and gloom voice in your head. Just because you think a thought doesn’t make it true. Learn how to separate facts from feelings, identify optional thoughts and get unstuck. Retrain your brain to create intentional thoughts that propel you forward instead of optional thoughts that hold you back.
Kim Murray is the creator of the popular national website Widow 411 which offers practical tips for widows surviving their new normal, including topics on grief, finances, relationships and self-care. Thousands of widows have subscribed and receive blog post updates, exclusive content, and additional goodies available only to subscribers.