Losing a pet is always painful, and this is my story of losing my beloved Greyhound Lady. I hope this helps other people who have just lost a much loved dog, cat or other pet to know other people do understand the pain you are feeling...
There is no cure for grief when we lose someone we love, but there are ways to cope with loss.
How do you celebrate the joy and wonder of the holiday season when you’re coping with the loss of someone close to you?
As we prepare for the death of those who are close to us, we may experience grief before the event even occurs. This can become problematic when it changes the way we feel and act toward them.
I remember the day I finally saw you. I know it was before the sunrise although I did not look outside. I just had to look at the clock on the wall in front of me. It was before five in the morning, remember? You were quiet. Only the machines buzzing around and my voice were filling the...
The loss of a child is incomprehensible. I share my personal loss, the conflicts of emotions and turmoil. Tips for those grieving - what to say and what not to say.
Here are 8 practical ways to help the bereaved in areas that are often overlooked. The grieving does not always have the mental capacity to answer "How can I help?" Be the one who knows what to do.
Grief visits all of us at some point in our lives. We each deal with it in our own way, and, knowing how awful we felt when we last were grieving, it’s only natural that we try to comfort our friends when we see them in pain. Here are some things that you shouldn’t say, why you shouldn’t say...
When we allow grief to do its work, we experience a wide range of emotions, both negative and positive, as our lives adjust themselves to the loss we have experienced.
Although grief is most often associated with death and mourning, there are other forms of loss which require acceptance. This article will summarize and compare two perspectives: the Kubler-Ross model and the Westberg Model