Posted on February 15, 2018 in Coping with GriefThe loss of a loved one comes with an array of emotions and responsibilities. Aside from facing your own emotions and helping to support those around you, the role of finding a final resting place for the recently deceased can feel like another burden altogether.
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Posted on February 14, 2018 in Coping with GriefIf you ask anyone who knew them, they’ll tell you that Bill and Sharon had a very special love that carried them through their 63 years together. When Bill was diagnosed with cancer, Sharon became his primary caregiver, driving him to appointments and holding his hand through treatment. As he declined, she stayed by his side until he passed away, surrounded by family.
Posted on December 14, 2017 in Coping with GriefFor millennials, dealing with grief may be a new experience. Others know it all too well. Ranging from late teens through early thirties, millennials are old enough to clearly understand tragic events, interpret the emotions of those around them, and remember significant memories of a departed loved one. Additionally, millennials are mature enough to support and comfort friends and family members who are experiencing a loss.
Posted on December 10, 2017 in Coping with GriefEverything seemed duller. The holiday lights weren’t as bright as they had been in years gone by. The holiday music didn’t seem so cheery. I had no appetite for the holiday feasts all around me. The gatherings and parties were a constant reminder that my loved one was missing.
Posted on December 7, 2017 in Coping with GriefIn most companies, when an employee suffers a loss, there is a set bereavement policy where the individual is able to take a few days to attend to the business of grieving.
Posted on November 30, 2017 in Coping with GriefWhen you think of funeral traditions, what springs to mind? For most of us in the United States, it is likely to be customs like a viewing, a religious service, a burial, or a sprinkling of ashes.