Consider creating a product with a cause, especially if you are crafty, creative or know someone who is. Engaging in a worthwhile activity can be beneficial to you and the others it serves. For example, one local organization makes fleece blankets for low-income children. A grandmother knits hats for a neo-natal intensive care unit, and […]

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Others have made it through loss, and you will too. Some days you may not believe this, but you will. Make a commitment to you and your loved one that you will get through this. Your loved one wants you to be happy and go on to have a great life. You can only do this by going […]

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Over the last month, we talked about developing a grief support network for you. Were you able to find some trusted friends? Did any grief support organizations interest you? Is there someone you would like to contact?   If you didn’t have the energy or were too overwhelmed, could you enlist a friend or family member […]

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The support of others who know what you are going through can be invaluable. They have been there too. They can provide guidance and help on what to expect, and they are living proof that you too will survive. There are many organizations, serving people who have experienced specific losses, to seek out both locally and online. […]

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Seek the wisdom of courageous role models. Find those who have traveled the rough terrain before you, and know where the stumbling blocks are. How do you find this guide? Perhaps a friend or family member may know of someone? Have you admired someone for their resilience? Is there someone in your circle of friends, colleagues or […]

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