Bereavement

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Grievers

There are only a few days left in 2022, which means 2023 is right around the corner! As we approach the new year, many of us are beginning to plan our New Year's Resolutions. Such as saving money, losing weight, making a career change, etc. One thing that I love about New Year's Resolutions is… Continue reading 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Grievers

Bereavement, Personal Loss

The Holidays Always Find a Way

Celebrating the holidays after the loss of a loved one feels different. A time that was once filled with joy, laughter, and gratitude may be replaced with feelings of emptiness and grief. Unfortunately, I am familiar with those feelings this year. My aunt passed away in March, and with the holidays approaching, I can’t help… Continue reading The Holidays Always Find a Way

Bereavement

The First Thanksgiving Without Your Loved One

The turkey is fresh out of the oven, dinner is ready to be served, and everyone has shared what they are grateful for this year. After saying grace, you begin to eat. You're surrounded by loved ones at Thanksgiving dinner, but you still feel like something is missing. The first Thanksgiving without your loved one… Continue reading The First Thanksgiving Without Your Loved One

Bereavement, Guest Writers

Children Grieve Too

November is Children's Grief Awareness Month. Since 2003, Joel's Place for Children, a Cleveland-based 501(c)(3) non-profit, provides grief support to school-aged children and their families who have experienced the death of someone special in their lives. Children and teens across the world are experiencing grief in ways that are more complicated and often more traumatic… Continue reading Children Grieve Too

Bereavement, Guest Writers

5 Ways to Stay Healthy While Grieving

Did you know that grief can weaken your immune system, increase blood pressure, cause changes in your digestive system, and lead to headaches and disturbed sleep? Grief is a normal and necessary reaction to a significant change or loss in our lives. Even though it may be hard, it is important to take care of… Continue reading 5 Ways to Stay Healthy While Grieving