Tag Archives: being alone
Single Moms – Have You Ever Been Hurt By a Charmer?
Single Moms, Don’t be misled “One of the reasons you may never feel you can get the upper hand in the situation is that invalidators or ‘nasties’ are not nasty all the time. It’s when their feelings of insecurity or inferiority are on the rampage that we receive a bruising. Invalidators usually try to look big, but […]
Have You Spent Time Alone Lately?
You may think that I say too much about this topic. Well – here I go again. Because as a mature (a-hm) woman I know that in order to have inner peace one must spend some time alone. It is that time that will bring peace.
Hiding Is Not Humility-My Own Worst Enemy for Single Moms
by Gail Cawley Showalter, Founder of SMORE for Women from My Own Worst Enemy by Janet Davis Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you heard a voice in your head say, “Just who do you think you are?” And what was your answer? Did you back off? Did you cower? Did you have a […]
Solitude and Living Learning Loving
It’s not easy to explain my need for solitude.
How to Cope with the Empty Nest
Coping with an Empty Nest Words from Ellen Neiley Ritter, Ph.D. Take care of yourself! You’ve taken care of everyone else and you now need and deserve to take care of yourself. Pamper yourself, listen to your body—if you’re tire, rest and recharge your energy; if you’re feeling stress, do something relaxing. Go with the […]
How Do You Start and End Your Day?
Begin and End Your Day with Quiet In our world where there is a serious shortage of silence we would do well to schedule some quiet into our day. I cherish time alone and quiet. That’s why the first chapter of my book, Living Learning Loving stresses the value of solitude. Gail raised three children […]
How to Handle “Alone”
Spend Some Time Alone Related post: Creativity in Solitude You may have noticed by now that I say a lot about being alone, solitude, or simply being by yourself. There is a good reason for this-no there are many good reasons for this. I’ve had forced time spend alone and I’ve learned the true […]
How to Get Through a Divorce and Move On
Living Learning LovingLesson & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood Review from Amazon reader: “You are not alone” isn’t enough unless you connect with the one who says it. From chapter 1, you will connect with Gail as she opens her heart in a way that will touch yours. Her words paint a picture that […]
Amazing Grace of Aloneness
Being Alone Can be Amazing When I was born, my siblings were eight, twelve, and sixteen—much too old to want to play with me. I spent my early years entertaining myself. I spent many hours in solitude. Later in life after a divorce, with three young children, I craved that time alone. And then I […]
Lonely or Just Alone?
Are You Lonely or Just Alone? From Single Matters online magazine “Instead of viewing aloneness as a shameful condition to cure, think of it as one of freedom and opportunity.” – Lauren Mackler, Soulmate Being alone is not the same as being lonely. Though some resist being alone, it doesn’t have to be that way. Solitude […]