Category Archives: Life after Loss

From Ugly Duckling to Cult Hit Fashion Blogger || Podcast Interview by SheSez

It was my great pleasure to be interviewed by Linda Grasso from SheSez. If you are not familiar with SheSez, let Linda tells you in her own words.

From Ugly Duckling to Cult Hit Fashion Blogger|| Podcast Interview by SheSez

“On the SheSez podcast, host Linda Grasso interviews the most fascinating women in the world about their bold and innovative moves. Master-class yet intimate in tone, guests candidly share the compelling stories of how they got off the beaten path and pivoted toward fulfillment. SheSez is a community of women for women—all of whom are interested in succeeding on their own terms. And storytelling is a critical tool in that process. Each 30-minute episode covers all bases from practical tips to radical inspiration—and everything in between. With guests ranging from entrepreneurs to innovators to bona fide bad-asses, SheSez aims to educate, inspire and provoke—whether the end goal is as simple as forward thinking or as complicated as a serious life change.”

From Ugly Duckling to Cult Hit Fashion Blogger|| Podcast Interview by SheSez

I was so honored to be one of the women Linda picked to interview and share my message with the world. She is such an amazing interviewer, and she knows just the right question to ask at the right moment. You can listen to the whole podcast here. Just find my name, Grace Liang, and click to listen. But before you listen to it, please follow SheSez on Facebook or Instagram to show some support. We need more people like Linda to share positive stories with others!

From Ugly Duckling to Cult Hit Fashion Blogger|| Podcast Interview by SheSez

Photo credit: Grace Liang/@anstam

From Ugly Duckling to Cult Hit Fashion Blogger|| Podcast Interview by SheSez

Thank you for reading! If you like what you read, please comment below, or share it with your friends. Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook and Twitter for new updates. For all the amazing fashion/beauty and lifestyle products I share, also follow me on Instagram. Remember to check out my Instagram stories daily to know me better as a person. Finally, don’t forget to follow me on YouTube for my fashion/beauty and lifestyle videos. Have a great day and see you soon!

From Ugly Duckling to Cult Hit Fashion Blogger|| Podcast Interview by SheSez

|TODAY’S LINKUP PARTY:|


Grace

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Life After Loss || From Widow to Single

After more than 60 posts in this Life After Loss series, I am going to end it today.

Life After Loss || From Widow to Single

It started on February 6, 2017, which was about two weeks after my late husband passed away. Now, at a little less than 18 months after his death, it is time for me to push myself to another level of recovery. From widow to single.

Life After Loss || From Widow to Single

Last week, when I was at the salon and the new hairdresser asked me, “Are you married, with kids?” I was a little hesitant and said, “I am a widow with two adult step-kids.” Of course, she said, “Oh, I am so sorry.” It was never my intention to let others feel sorry for me because I haven’t felt sorry for myself for a long time. I know it is time to take off the WIDOW label.

Life After Loss || From Widow to Single

I was quite emotional when I started typing this title. This series, all the posts, have been my way of coping and my way of grieving. Every single word from those posts was from the bottom of my heart. Real and raw. With tears, with struggles, and with the happiness of awakening. I never had intentions to write them for others. They are for me to document my journey. But, because of those posts, I have received thousands of emails. Messages, and comments from strangers. They all said the similar thing: that my posts have helped them, or someone in their life, to see hope again.

Life After Loss || From Widow to Single

I have received many requests about writing a book about me and this journey. So, after this post, I will spend my whole July compiling all the posts together and add more content into my first book… Life After Loss: From Survival to Living a Dream Life—a Widow’s Grieving Journal. I haven’t decided on the tile completely,  so I welcome any suggestions and feedback. I am also looking for any connections that you can pass along to me, about who I can contact to publish my book!

Life After Loss || From Widow to Single

Now that this Life After Loss series ends (I may still write a few more on some of my special personal dates), what is next? I plan to start a new series about self-empowerment. This topic has been very dear to my heart since my late husband passed away. I used to doubt myself all the time, and he was the one always helping me to find my confidence. But now, I am confident no matter what the circumstances are. Because I finally know who I am and what I am capable of accomplishing. Self-empowerment is for many of us. Those in need of practicing giving unconditional love to ourselves first. Growing into the best version of ourselves. So, I am thinking the title for this will be Being the Best of You. What do you think? Please give me your suggestions and feedback as well about this title.

Life After Loss || From Widow to Single

I have waited for this moment a while. It is quite exciting, and a bit scary. Because I got used to carrying my widow label and hiding behind it. Now, I am a single woman. I cannot wait to see what I can create with my life.

Life After Loss || From Widow to Single

You can read all the Life After Loss series here and Living with Cancer series here.

Life After Loss || From Widow to Single

Photo credit: Grace Liang/@trentaendsley

Thank you for reading! If you like what you read, please comment below, or share it with your friends. For new post updates, don’t forget to follow me on Facebook and Twitter. For all the amazing fashion/beauty and lifestyle products I share, follow me on Instagram. Of course, remember to check out my daily Instagram stories to know me better as a person. Finally, make sure to follow me on YouTube for my fashion, beauty and lifestyle videos. Have a great day and see you soon!

|TODAY’S LINKUP PARTY:|


Grace
colorandgrace.com occasionally receives vendor/brand sponsorships for mentioning their products and services.

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