Hi, Chelsea here….Came across Rules for a Good Life and thought you might enjoy…#2 is my favorite and #3 is my next favorite.  Part of the reason I work in the grief support area is that I don’t think there is anything more important than to help someone who lost a loved one.  Thus, […]

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It is beautiful here in Wisconsin, the perfect Fall day with colors of the leaves starting to turn.  I enjoyed my son’s first teacher conference as we admired the beautiful changing landscape. The changing leaves remind me that as the seasons change, so do our lives. Like the beautiful, natural world around us, we, too, […]

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Sympathy gifts can take many different shapes and forms, but the underlying sentiment remains the same.  It’s a unique and special way to keep the memory of a lost loved one alive and ease the pain of grief.  Gifts at this particular time can often be more expressive than words, since it can be difficult […]

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There are no magic words that can erase the pain and sorrow felt by individuals who are grieving.  And everyone grieves in their own way and at their own pace.  It can be difficult to know exactly how to react but it is important to realize that sometimes just being there and listening is the […]

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  3 Wonderful Tips to Support a Grieving Heart:   1. Reminisce. Continue to reminisce with your friend about his or her loved one’s life. Sharing fond memories is a wonderful way to provide comfort. Remember, talking about the deceased will not hurt or upset the person grieving. In fact, it is just the opposite, your friend […]

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