Posted on March 29, 2020 in Coping with GriefThe Grief Recovery Handbook, written by John W. James and Russell Friedman states, “Grief is the normal and natural reaction to loss of any kind.” So how does this fit in with COVID-19?
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Posted on February 13, 2020 in Coping with GriefHolidays can be very difficult for those who have lost a loved one. Valentine’s Day can be especially hard if you are mourning the death of your spouse or partner. Stores decorated in pink and red, emphasizing love and romance, can feel especially cruel for someone filled with grief and loneliness, regardless of how much time has passed since their partner’s death.
Posted on December 19, 2019 in Coping with GriefIn the midst of losing a loved one, many people bury themselves in the busyness of making arrangements, attending services, and receiving condolence calls from family and friends. It’s in the days and weeks and months that follow that the loss hits home – when going through a normal routine without being able to pick up the phone to share a funny story or coming home to an empty house.
Posted on September 26, 2019 in Coping with GriefGraham Greene once said, “writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose, or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.”
Posted on July 25, 2019 in Coping with GriefEvery spring and summer, as the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, people are looking for reasons to get outside. When a loved one is or has been affected by a terminal or chronic illness, it’s easier than ever to make that reason count.