Grief

Will Spring Ever Come? When Grief Continues

Grief has no sense of time. Everyone deals with grief in their own way. We understand that you are hurting. We know that you miss the moments of happiness this loved one and you shared. Grief is powerful. Although grief does not magically disappear one day, there is a sense…...

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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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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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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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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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