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Picking a Word for Grief Healing

Oh Boy, did 2020 throw us all for a loop. We are just over halfway through the first month of a new year. So many of us have experienced grief and loss this year. A new year and a new start and some grief healing is what we all need.…...

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Things to Consider While Pre Planning a Funeral and Saying Goodbye

A large part of pre planning a funeral is knowing that  in essence it is also saying goodbye. Funerals can be planned in a couple different ways.    One way is that you plan your own funeral when it is well off in the future. You are of sound mind…...

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5 Reasons People Don’t Pre Plan their Funerals

Pre planning a funeral probably is not on many peoples’ list of favorite things to do. That makes it easier to avoid doing it all together. There are so many reasons people do not pre plan. Today I will talk about some of the reasons, dare I say ‘excuses’ that…...

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Brain Neuro-plasticity and Grief

In the past scientists believed that once the brain experiences trauma or brain damage of some sort, the damage becomes permanent. Brain neuro-plasticity and grief were not fully understood at the time. As the study of the brain advanced it was found that the brain is neuro plastic. In simple…...

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Christmas for Kids Who’ve Lost a Loved One

Even kids grieve around the holidays when they have lost a loved one. Here are 5 helpful tips to help them cope....

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Who Pays For a Funeral?

There are two sure things in life 1) You will die, 2) someone will pay for your funeral. So the question is who pays for a funeral? Many of us, especially those of us who are young and healthy, do not want to think about our eventual death. When there…...

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You Don’t Have to Choose Between Hope and Grief

Feeling hope and grief may seem like opposites. Believe it or not, you don’t have to choose between hope and grief. It is normal to be in the midst of your grief and find hope there. It is also okay to feel so hopeful and still feel the pain of…...

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Can I Pre Plan My Own Funeral?

Can I pre plan my own funeral? How can you plan something that will occur after your death? Have you ever thought about what it would look like for those who are grieving you at your funeral? Then you must also have thought about what you would like it to…...

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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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Parenting while you Grieve

Raising children takes a lot of energy and sacrifice even on a good day. When you are parenting while you grieve, it becomes infinitely more challenging. Everyone grieves differently. Personality, relationship with someone who dies, overall mental and physical health can all affect the way that you grieve.  Parenting is…...

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