Do you ever feel like you’re on a predetermined path? A path someone else (or our culture) laid out for you? What if you could live your life a little differently and be happier? Would you do it?Read More
This is my promise to you...Read More
The holidays are approaching and our thoughts turn towards spending time with those we love. And yet, we can't spend time with those we've lost. Or can we?Read More
Do you ever feel like you're on autopilot? Like your brain's been hijacked and someone else is running the controls? You may find yourself asking, “Did that just happen?” What can we do to find the stillness in the chaos and claim our lifes back?Read More
Last week we discussed how to recognize when your heart needs a little attention. What happens when you're family members, co-workers, or friends starts behaving differently? How do you recognize when others are hurting, and what can you do to support them during their time of need?Read More
It's not often I experience events that impact my life so profoundly, events that shine a light on our connection to the surrounding world and highlight the unexplained and unseen forces that guide us along this path.
Last week was one of those times when, if I paid attention, I was going to learn a lot.Read More
As much as joy and happiness are a part of the human experience so is suffering. Show me a human who has never experienced some form of suffering and I will be shocked. Everyone faces his or her own form of suffering at some point. Self-doubt, loss, abuse, failure, neglect, hunger—there are a thousand different ways we might experience suffering in a lifetime.Read More
When deciding to start a blog, I pondered the question, "What should I title it?" I wanted to spend time researching, polling friends, doing that "analytical" thing I do. I wanted to come up with a catchy and creative name that would get your attention and yet convey my message.
The problem was that the word "THRIVING" just wouldn't go away. It wouldn't leave my thoughts; as much as I tried other options "THRIVING" stuck to me like glue. And so...that's what I went with: KendraThriving.
Now I ask myself, "What does thriving after the loss mean to me?" This is how I define it:Read More
About four months after Adeline passed away, I felt an overwhelming desire to create a vision board. I found myself in desperate need of a visual reminder that the future could look different than my current reality. I needed to be reminded me that someday life wouldn't hurt this much.Read More