After the flurry of activities calms down and everybody returns to their regular activities, the magnitude of the loss starts to set in. This can be one of the worst times for the bereaved, and it is when friends can be needed the most. You may ask yourself, “How Can I Help A Grieving Friend […]

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The Basics of Helpful Grief Support: 1. Be patient. Real support is never a quick solution. Don’t rush your friend through grief or try to fix the situation. Allow your friend to share his or her feelings and memories. 2. Don’t Give Advice about Grieving. Each person’s experience is different. Let the person who is […]

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It’s a scene played out in most every workplace. A coworker returns to the office after being on bereavement leave. The employee has been off from work after the death of someone very close. He looks busy, so you and the others in the office are reluctant to approach him. If you’re tempted to simply […]

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