It is common for people who are grieving a close loved one to experience sleep issues. While it may not seem like such a big deal, sleep deprivation can have a troubling effect on a person’s mental health. Sleep and mental health are intrinsically related — one can affect … Read the rest
Sometimes you just need a good cry. I hope you have taken the time to go see A Star is Born. It is my favorite movie of the year. It is very intense but so unbelievably well done. Bradley Cooper did an outstanding job directing, casting, learning how to play … Read the rest
This is a helpful blog post written by guest blogger Lucille Rosetti. Her contact information is at the end. I hope it helps you.
4 Steps to Getting a Fresh Start After the Death of a Loved One
Sometimes grief can be so overwhelming that it feels the … Read the rest
Grief lasts a lifetime. It can be grief for your loss of innocence, your loss of trust in the world, your loss of self.
It has never been my intention to get political on this blog since it is about helping folks grieve in a healthy manner. But, the past … Read the rest
When you suffer the loss of a loved one it can bring up old wounds, unexpressed grief or anger from previous deaths. It can be difficult to grieve properly if you are angry. It could be anger at the person who died or someone involved with him or her. I … Read the rest
I recently had a visit from one of my best friends. We have kept in touch since 8th grade. That was a looong time ago. People are amazed at how well we nurtured our friendship. When Cory was really ill Michael helped me get enough money together to fly down … Read the rest
Is there something wrong if we don’t feel sad when someone dies? What if we do not share the same religious or spiritual beliefs? What if the person who died isn’t your favorite, to begin with? There are many factors involved. We could probably all do with a lot less … Read the rest
Just as grief is a natural occurrence when you experience loss, guilt is a normal emotion that comes hand in hand with grief. No matter how someone dies, there is always the thought that we shoulda done this that and the other thing. If only we had been given more … Read the rest
This isn’t the first post I have written about grief when a pet dies. Feather, fin, and fur babies are just as much family members as humans. When our pets die the grief is just as painful as the loss of any loved one. Some folks do not understand the … Read the rest