What in the world can I be grateful for? I am in hell, and want to get out. I am not grateful for anything. My loved one died. One way to take away your pain, if only for even a moment, is to consider what you have to be grateful for in your life. Your mind […]

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If you are experiencing grief, Christmas can be one of the hardest times of the year.  And Christmas is especially hard if it is your first Christmas without your loved one.   To survive the holiday season, consider these grief support holiday survival tips: 1. Know your limits.  If you are tired or don’t feel […]

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  1.  Look at life as a journey and enjoy the ride.  Get the most out of the detours and realize they’re sometimes necessary. 2.  Do your best, but if what you’re doing has caused you discouragement, try a different approach.  Be passionate about the process, but don’t be so attached to the outcome. 3.  […]

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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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  There are many items that may provide us comfort…a picture, a wedding ring, a card, a ticket stub..,They remind us of our loved one, important moments or powerful feelings. When you are grieving, holding a special object in your hands or just looking at it can comfort you.  Take a look around your home, […]

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