Reframing the Loss Experience can Help: What’s in Your Back Pack?
Helping Someone Else with Their Loss
Wanting to help someone else with their loss and grief is common. Seeing or knowing someone you care about in emotional pain is difficult. Watching the prolonged effects of grief on an individual may magnify the wanting to help. What...
Pre-planning your funeral from a grief perspective
Consider pre-planning your funeral or final arrangements as a gift you leave to the people who are grieving your death and at the same time having to make preparations with the funeral home or other service providers.
Alone After the Loss of a Partner
Being alone after the loss of a partner due to whatever reason, is difficult for many of us. If this speaks to you, then chances are good that there is a knot in your stomach, perhaps a tightness in...
My Friend is Dying
I was told my friend had cancer and was given approximately 2 months to live. Well, 2 months is just a number and no one can say for sure how long someone will live. I reacted with shock,...
To do or not to do – Funeral and Memorial Services
As I type this article, the words from many conversations come to mind; conversations about funerals and how some people do not want others to see them dead in a casket and the opposite response is also mentioned.
Pet Euthanization Decision Made: Barbara’s Experience
With a sigh, this is such a difficult decision to make when you realize that the time has come to not have your pet suffer. I know others saw this decision coming as did I, but who wants to...
Throat Chakra: Difficulty saying what you want to say
For a few moments I want to explore with you more about grief and loss. I always state that grief is mental, emotional, physical and spiritual. This is me, speaking my truth and belief about grief and loss.
Lack of desire to connect with others
- I don’t want to be a bother to anyone
- I look like crap
- I don’t care about anything
- I am doing fine by myself
- I enjoy being by myself