Here’s a Ted Talk lecture from psychologist Susan David who shares how dealing with emotions shapes everything that matters: our actions, careers, relationships, health and happiness. By dealing with life … Continue reading The Gift & Power of Emotional Courage
Do you wonder if your brain is still working as well as it used to function? Do you find yourself forgetting things or having trouble remembering details about a long … Continue reading Brain Fitness?
Sheesh! Here it comes again, the season of hearts and flowers and love, a difficult reminder for those who have lost their spouses. If this time of year brings you … Continue reading It’s Valentine’s Day….. Again
Just when you thought you’d never have to think about the whole dating scene again, it makes a surprise return, sometimes, following the loss of a spouse. Everyone adapts to … Continue reading How Soon Is Too Soon?
The first Sunday social get together of 2018 kicked off last week at Ricky’s All Day Grill in Burlington, with a crowd of over 40 attending. With most of the … Continue reading Sunday at Ricki’s
“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” Helen Keller Loneliness can often be a widow or widowers new companion following the loss … Continue reading Walking Each Other Home, Part 2
The start of a new year is a great time to put the past in the past and focus our sights on new things. Here’s a couple of articles we … Continue reading Some Inspiration For 2018
Now that Christmas day is done for another year, perhaps you can find some time to put your feet up, wrap up in a cosy warm blanket and read a … Continue reading A Little of This & That
Many thanks to Donna who opened her house to over 40 WF members for a Holiday Cocktail Party on Sunday afternoon. Everyone wore their best Christmas themed attire and prizes … Continue reading Christmas Cheer at Donna’s
Last week we posted the first in a series of thoughts of encouragement and hope for this holiday season. Today our message is about taking the time to look after … Continue reading The Bittersweet Season of Joy & Cheer #2
Pipes and Taps in Oakville welcomed a big group for hearty pub fare on Sunday night. Although the weather was cool, the food and company were warm – a great … Continue reading Pipes & Taps on a Sunday Night
Between the rush of Thanksgiving and the calm before the storm of Christmas, November may be the perfect month to take a break from life and try to de-stress. We’ve … Continue reading Take Time For You
We regularly get together on Mondays at two of our favourite restaurants – Symposium Cafe and the Olive Press. Recently we met up at both places on different Mondays and … Continue reading Monday Night Get Togethers With Friends
Dave Sanderson survived the plane crash on the Hudson River in 2009. In the video below, he talks about surviving the crash, the lessons he learned about himself and life, … Continue reading Do You Have Post Traumatic Growth Syndrome?
As we reach the end of September we are delighted to report that this site has been viewed over 80,000 times in the past year and a half. As you … Continue reading Where Are You?
With the humidex approaching 40C, it was a warm crowd that met up at Stephanie’s for another great pizza evening. Escaping to the garden didn’t offer much relief as the … Continue reading September Heat……And Pizza Too!
A huge thanks to Edna for opening her lovely home to a Widowed Friends group on Sunday. Great weather made for a wonderful outdoor get together in Edna’s beautiful garden. … Continue reading Labour Day Sunday at Edna’s