Willwerscheid News Blog

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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How to Talk to Someone who is Dying. 

Talking about dying can be hard for a lot of people. Some even avoid the conversation altogether. Not talking about death becomes harder to ignore when someone you love or care for is the one who is dying. How do you talk to someone who is dying? No matter your…...

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Ongoing Grief Support

Looking for additional grief support? Everyone’s grief story is unique. Grief doesn’t stop in 3 months, one year or any amount of set time. Pain of grief ebbs and flows and changes over time but it may be with you for a very long time if not forever.  Grief Support…...

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Grief Support Tips for the Widowed

Widowed and surviving.  Losing a spouse is such a hard loss to manage. No matter the age or stage of life you are in when the loss occurs it is a major life change. Loneliness can hit like a brick and carry on for years. Being widowed has so many…...

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Approaching Grief Support with a Beginners Mindset

Listening to a podcast recently I heard a great piece of advice. The therapist being interviewed talked about how she makes it her mission to approach each of her clients with a beginners mindset.  In essence she was saying that no matter what one client may have experienced or needed…...

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