Posts by Kim Murray

Kim Murray is the creator of Widow 411 where widows can find a variety of useful resources to help make widowhood suck a little less. She created The Ultimate Survival Guide for Widows to help widows navigate the crushing list of to-dos after a spouse dies, as well as other journals, workbooks and mentoring options to support widows learning how to navigate a “new normal.”

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5 Important Life Skills I Learned in Grief After My Husband Died

“Sit with it. Sit with it. Sit with it. Sit with it. Even though you want to run. Even when it’s heavy and difficult. Even though you’re not quite sure of the way through. Healing happens by feeling.” ~Dr. Rebecca Ray

When my husband died from terminal brain cancer in 2014, I learned all about deep grief. The kind of grief that plunges you into a valley of pain so vast it takes years to claw your way out. In the beginning, I didn’t want to deal with grief because the pain was too intense. So, I dodged grief …