Where your loved one spends their final moments here on Earth is very important. Those final moments with your loved one are going to be in your memory forever, so you want to make sure the conditions are just right. You want to ensure that your loved one is as comfortable as possible and the […]

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Have you ever thought about your feelings toward death and dying? When you think about losing your loved one you probably feel sad, angry, bitter, hurt. When you think about yourself dying you probably feel scared, alone or disappointed. These feelings are very common among individuals in our society. Since death is perceived so negatively, our […]

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Finding out someone close to you has cancer is like getting the wind knocked out of you. At first you feel stunned. The very word ‘Cancer’ is enough to silence you. What do you say? What can you do? How to react? Here are 3 tips for reacting appropriately and compassionately when you find out […]

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Here are a few tips from the Canadian Cancer Society on helping someone with cancer: Spend time with the diagnosed. Let the person with cancer be the leader. When they want to talk, listen. Make sure you listen to how they talk, not just what they say. Try to hear what they mean but may […]

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It’s the beginning of a new year, and many make new year’s goals and resolutions, but when you are in the midst of grief this may not seem possible. Can you envision your life after grief?  If even for a moment, try to let your grief go…and perhaps get a glimpse of what life still […]

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