Posts by Margaret Meloni

Margaret Meloni is a businessperson and Buddhist practitioner who has made friends with death. When the Grim Reaper came and picked up her father, her mother, and her husband, she learned that embracing death makes life more meaningful. Her goal is to help others live fully by acknowledging death as an essential part of life. Carpooling with Death is her debut work. Find a copy today on Amazon.

How to Be Your Own Best Friend When You’re Grieving

“This is a moment of suffering. Suffering is part of life. May I be kind to myself in this moment. May I give myself the compassion I need.” ~Kristen Neff

Your best friend just lost her husband and her mother within five days of one another. Her husband was terminally ill. Her mother was eighty-six. You don’t know how she is going to get through this. You know that she was assuming that after her husband died, she would console herself by spending time with her mother. But that is not how it is going to work out.

Your best …