Can Busyness Help with Grief? Consider this:  “Great peace is found in little busyness.” ~ Chaucer One of my favorite activities is reading a book.  Why? Because – your mind is busy…..you are aware, focused, and fully-engaged.  Thus, your mind is free of everything else that you have been thinking about.  It’s a calming […]

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  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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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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  Having experienced losses myself, I know how hard it can be for others to offer help, as they simply don’t know what to do.  Thus, part of my mission is to educate others on how to help the bereaved.  Below is probably one of the most difficult types of grief to help with, as […]

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