The past few years have been interesting to say the least – in good and bad ways… A miscarriage, building new businesses, family illnesses, losing grandparents, dreams coming true for my husband’s business, a viral photo, dreams coming true for my own photography business, and then the unexpected death of my husband. All in less than 24 months.
I have learned so much about so many things – how to build a business while holding down another job, building a creative business, managing social media chaos, dealing with major grief and PTSD, and how to have a sense of (inappropriate) humor in the mix.
During the whole process I have been completely open about how I feel, and I have been taking notes during all of these events. Taking notes and processing things in my brain by writing them down has always been one of my major coping mechanisms.
This blog is a mix of all I have learned – and am still learning. Resilience, the creative process, managing grief in the age of social media, inspiration, and how – to’s for things you’d never think you’d have to do… (post funeral thank you note etiquette of all things… 😉 ).
None of this is sad. Life is adventure, and we never know what will happen – good or bad. That adventure is what this blog is all about! Right after Jim died, I said this: “Life is short, pursue your dreams, do good things”. I’m doing just that. And I’d love for you to join me :).