Talking to your Bereaved Friend About Death You’ve heard the saying; the only thing certain is death and taxes. Western society, however, seems to think that death is “optional,” and thus we act accordingly. We ignore this possibility of death and certainly do not want to be reminded of our mortality. Of course, most of […]

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The weather is beautiful and it’s time to start thinking about planting your garden! The promise of new life is such a wonderful way to lift yourself up when you’re grieving the loss of someone dear to you. Immersing yourself in nature and taking in the peace and solitude your garden has to offer can help you […]

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With memorial ideas and remembrance ideas there are many ways to carry on your memories. Consider writing them in a journal to pass them on from generation to generation. You can make a memory book filled with photos and keepsakes. Get out all the home movies and have a tribute video made that you can […]

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Everyone has to be their own hero and live life their own way, it is no one’s decision. If we have loved ones who are sick and battling cancer, we can not tell them how to fight it but we can support them. We can love them, encourage them, and stand by their side as […]

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As you are grieving the loss of your loved one, life can seem overwhelming. From moment to moment your emotions change while you are mourning. One minute you are smiling and the next you are crying. Because everything seems much harder after a death, it is important to acknowledge your small successes as you grieve: […]

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