The First Holiday After Losing a Loved One

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Annual holidays such as Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanza and New Year's Day can be a very difficult time when you've recently lost a loved one. Watching others celebrate, and memories of happy holidays together with friends and families can amplify the ... Continue Reading

Strategies for Coping with Loss During the Holidays

Thursday, December 29, 2016
If you've recently lost a loved one, the holidays can be a particularly challenging time of year. This will be the first holiday season without them, and the entire family dynamic will be affected. However, there are some things you can do to make this ... Continue Reading

How to Write a Eulogy

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Writing a eulogy while you are grieving the loss of a loved one is difficult. To tell a story that shows your love and reflects the life of the deceased, use these tips to write your eulogy. Eulogy Introduction Give your eulogy context by ... Continue Reading

How to Explain the Concept of Death to Children

Friday, December 2, 2016
Mourning a loved one is difficult for adults, but explaining the concept to children can add additional stress and worry. Children do not really understand what death means, or may lack awareness of the topics. Here are some ways to explain death to ... Continue Reading