EVERYTHING WILL BE OK

By Kathryn Green
Categories: Empowerment, Feelings, Life Coaching, Suicide Loss, Suicide Prevention, Thoughts, Widow


In the last post, I talked about opening myself up to feeling the emotions I’ve been trying to “fix”. I decided to create a space to allow access to the emotions without blocking or protecting myself from them. This has allowed me to be present to the feelings and truly accept what is, with objectivity […]

THIS IS HOW WE STOP THE SUFFERING

By Kathryn Green
Categories: Empowerment, Feelings, Life Coaching, Motivation, Stigma, Suicide Loss, Suicide Prevention, Thoughts


September is Suicide Prevention Month. As you may know, I lost my late husband to suicide in December of 2011 and the ripple effect of his death has been significant for all of us who knew and loved him.   While I can’t go back and change things for him and for any of us, […]

ARE YOU READY TO RECLAIM YOUR LIFE?

By Kathryn Green
Categories: Empowerment, Feelings, Life Coaching, Suicide Loss, Thoughts


Things on the outside looked like they were going really well. No one knew that I had underlying feelings of discontent, disappointment, unhappiness and unworthiness. I spent so much of my life trying to make things work, creating the “perfect” life. But, I wasn’t happy and I had no idea who I was because I […]

FINDING SUPPORT. . . YOUR WAY

By Kathryn Green
Categories: Empowerment, Feelings, Life Coaching, Suicide Loss, Thoughts


I needed support. I wasn’t sure what that looked like beyond my family and friends. When I still wanted to talk about what had happened and other people were ready for me to be done with it, I knew I’d have to find an alternative. A friend suggested I find a support group for suicide […]

ARE YOU BUYING INTO THE STIGMA?

By Kathryn Green
Categories: Empowerment, Feelings, Life Coaching, Stigma, Suicide Loss, Suicide Prevention, Widow


Hello my friend, I’ve been thinking a lot about stigma lately in relation to the work I do coaching women who’ve lost their spouses to suicide. My thoughts are specifically about the stigma toward those who attempt suicide, who die by suicide, and who’ve lost a loved one to suicide. There seems to be a […]