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Canceling Accounts When A Loved One Dies

Canceling accounts when a loved one dies is one of those small details that many never think about needing to do. Think of all the accounts you have, streaming services, email lists, gym membership and the list goes on. All of those must be canceled if they will no longer…...

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Finding Your “Why” In Grief Healing

Finding your “why” has become a popular catchphrase in today’s culture. If you are on a fitness journey or chasing after a goal or dream you must “find your why”. Your “Why” is just that, why do you do what you do? What keeps you going when you are tired…...

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Food to Eat for Grief Support

 Food to eat for grief support is an important piece of the puzzle as you deal with grief from loss. When you lose someone you experience grief. Grief can manifest in many different ways. Some of the side effects of grief include the following; anxiety, lack of energy, mood dysregulation.…...

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Grief and Anger – “You Died and I’m So Angry”

Grief and anger often collide. Remember those 5 stages of grief?  First on the list is denial and then comes number two on that list  ANGER. Have you experienced grief and found yourself feeling angry? Don’t forget that everyone grieves differently. Your anger may not have come in perfect order…...

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Give People Their Flowers While They Are Still Alive

Give people their flowers while they are still alive, while they can still smell them.  This saying is great to reflect on and ask yourself if you are honoring your loved ones now while they are living.   A great quote from Anne Frank says, “Dead people receive more flowers…...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder and Grief

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Grief  Seasonal affective disorder, what is it and how does it impact grief? Seasonal affective disorder is commonly known as it’s abbreviation SAD. SAD is a “mood disorder characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year.  Seasonal affective order occurs in climates where…...

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Being With Someone Who Is Grieving

Being with someone who is grieving is hard. Have you ever been close to someone who is struggling? Maybe their mental health is unbalanced. They could have received a terminal diagnosis. Maybe they lost a loved one and are in the depths of grief.    Pain and loss causes grief…...

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When You Know Nothing About Preplanning a Funeral

When you know nothing about preplanning a funeral it can be hard to know where to start. A lot of people don’t ask questions and don’t get started preplanning for after death because they don’t even know what question to ask.  There are so many reasons and dare I say…...

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“I won’t call you if I need anything”: 8 Ways to Offer Grief Support

The old standard, “call me if you need anything.” Does anyone actually follow through and make that call? When someone is going through a hard time it can be hard to know what to say. So we often just throw out the offer to give us a call. When I…...

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Helping Kids Connect with a Loved One Who Died Before They Could Meet

Helping kids connect with a loved one who died before they could meet or who died before the child was old enough to have any memory can seem a difficult task. Although it may take some effort it is possible.    Many of us have lost loved ones who meant…...

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