grief support

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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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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“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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Coping with Early Grief

Coping with early grief is like no other time in the grieving process. The days, weeks and months after an unexpected or “out of order” death can feel like a whole different world. The rest of the world goes on as usual. Petty arguments and assumptions continue. For you that…...

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What Does a Funeral Home Do?

What does a funeral home do? Whether you are pre planning for a funeral in the unknown future or planning an immediate funeral for a deceased loved one it’s good to know what exactly the funeral home does. While every funeral home may have things unique to them here are…...

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When Time Doesn’t Heal All

Time doesn’t heal all. When a tragic loss is fresh the grief can be unbearable. The denial is strong, the sorrow and pain is real. When it is fresh it feels you have reached the depths of where emotional loss and pain can take you. So often we hear that…...

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