Coping with Grief

5 Ways To Deal With Grief During The Long Winter Months

Grief is a natural response to how we deal with the loss of a loved one. Sadness is a reflection of the love we have for our dearly departed. Not only is it difficult to lose a cherished person, it can also be frustrating and confusing at times. When the…...

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Movies That Speak to Our Grief

Curling up on the couch with a cozy blanket and a big bowl of popcorn can often be just what the doctor ordered. Movies that speak to our grief can help on the path to healing. The best movies are the ones that we can see ourselves in and have…...

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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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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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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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Grief and Mental Health at Work

Grief happens whenever there is loss. Grief ebbs and flows and there is not always a solid ending point. In the immediate aftermath of loss you may take days off from work and other parts of the daily grind. Even though your world has changed the world as a whole…...

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5 Self Care Tips for Grief

One of the hardest things to do when you grieve is to think about yourself. So many feelings and thoughts wash over you, fear, sadness, anger, regret.  Grief takes over so many of your senses and your own needs may fall to the wayside.  It is so important to take…...

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