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Healing grief by loving your Dog.

Dogs are a source of comfort during times of Grief. We have all heard it before. “Dogs are man’s best friend.” So many of us have a special connection with our dogs. So much so that we consider them a part of our family. Dogs are that loving little buddy…...

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Managing Grief on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here again. The stores are filled with pink and red hearts. The greeting card aisle is stocked full of love cards. But for those who are alone, Valentine’s day is a nemesis creeping up on the calendar. It’s a reminder for all the love they are missing…...

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How to Avoid a Loose Mind During Grief Using Sports Psychology

  Sports psychology teaches about a loose mind versus a tight mind.  If you have a loose mind you may have a multitude of different thoughts bouncing around in your head. Within these thoughts that are pouring around there are likely a few of them that are negative or toxic…...

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3 Common Preplanning Questions

Preplanning a funeral isn’t the most joyous task but it is the right thing for just about everyone. Whether you’re familiar with preplanning a funeral or not, you most likely have had some questions at one point or another. Today we’ll discuss three of the most common preplanning questions and…...

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The New Years Resolution You Can Accomplish

With New Year's Day coming right around the corner, it is time to start thinking about the goals and New Year's resolutions we all would like to work on. Whether it’s losing those last ten pounds, drinking more water or visiting your elderly parents more often, we all have things…...

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Dealing with Anger and Resentment with Loss

When we are finally able to move out of the denial stage of our loss we often become angry. Anger can manifest itself in many ways. Without a healthy outlet for anger it can turn into an impairment and affect our mental and physical health. Unresolved anger often turns into…...

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Preparing for the Holidays While Grieving

The holiday season can be difficult after losing a loved one. One way people can help alleviate the feelings of loss are to remember your loved one in your holiday planning. How can you do that? Here are some ideas....

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8 Simple Tips for Getting Through the Holiday Season While Grieving

Family gatherings can be tough for some people, even without the loss of a loved one. While you may already have the dish planned for Thanksgiving and the date and time in your calendar, if you’re grieving, the holiday season may be especially rough. To help, here's 8 tips for…...

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Grieving and the Enneagram: Type Nine Personality

Everyone responds to grief differently. You may remember a well known court case in which a young mother was accused of killing her 3 year old daughter. The public harshly judged the behavior of the accused in the days after the child’s death. Many said no grieving mother would act…...

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Grieving and the Enneagram: Type Eight Personality

Today let’s talk about the Enneagram type 8 and how this personality type is most likely to respond to grief. Every human is a complex machine of sorts with muscles, bones, organs and all the other amazing pieces that make us alive.  The most fascinating of these pieces of what…...

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