When in bereavement counseling, you may have wondered, “Is my loved one really in heaven?” and “Is her spirit really still with me?” It’s normal to ponder where your loved one is now. It doesn’t matter if you are religious or spiritual; most bereaved people believe their loved ones still exist in some form. Experts […]

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Death – Guest Post by Erin Garay Let’s face it. Grief is tough for anyone. Children feel it the same way we feel it, sometimes even heavier because they just don’t have the cognitive strength yet to process all they are feeling. Parents who are grieving the loss […]

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Don’t let grief define you. Instead, define what you would like your life to be after grief and loss. Imagine what your life feels like. Give yourself permission to think about the possibility of how you would like to feel. Write this new story now…. _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ For example: I enjoy life again. I […]

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  Is it okay to talk to the person who died? Talking to deceased loved ones is part of grieving and healing grief.  When someone dies, the relationship with that person that does not die. Thus, it is natural to continue a dialogue. In fact, grief help in the form of talking silently in your head […]

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