The upheaval in your life circumstances may unleash a wellspring of emotions, making it difficult to think clearly. You are faced with many hard decisions at a time when your judgment is likely to be clouded. Getting help to sort out the emotions is absolutely necessary.
In a perfect world, the holidays offer the best of times filled with warmth and companionship. We luxuriate in the love of those who mean everything to us. When a loss occurs, not only are celebratory patterns threatened, but suddenly it becomes painful to negotiate a regular day.
This is the time of year when the week of Thanksgiving truly eases us from fall into winter. Thanksgiving this year is on November 24, 2016, on the fourth Thursday in November. It's a day of gratitude and giving thanks for Americans, and coincides with the changing of the seasons from autumn to winter.
I often hear familiar themes with respect to money, and it finally dawned on me to start asking women what lessons they would want to pass along to younger women, including their own daughters, about money.
Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, visited the Nelson Trust Women's Centre in Gloucester, England today to bring attention to the center's important work in supporting women who have vulnerabilities, particularly those who have experienced abuse and trauma.