Archive for 'Grief'

Taking Death to Parties

Taking Death to Parties

We hope you find this post by Maryanne Pope useful; Maryanne is the CEO of Pink Gazelle Productions and the author of “A Widow’s Awakening.”

Okay, I will keep this grief-related blog short – partly because people’s attention spans this time of year are remarkably short (and I speak from experience on this) but mostly because the message I have to communicate (also learned from experience, unfortunately) is REALLY important.

If you have recently lost a loved one and this is your first Christmas without that person:

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Coincidence or Connection

Coincidence or Connection

Coincidence or Connection – How Grief Can Awaken Our Capacity to Notice Connections Between Seemingly Unrelated Events

Have you ever experienced an event that struck you as just a bit odd at the time – and then something else happens later and you look back on that original event and can’t help but wonder if it was connected in some way?

Some call it coincidence. But I’m really starting to wonder if these seemingly random events are connected in some way – ...

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Grief in the Workplace

Grief in the Workplace

Courtesy of Patricia Muir from Executive Encore – Maestro Quality Inc.

A few years ago, I worked with a young woman who lost her sister to a rare cancer. In the months, weeks, and days leading up to her sister’s death, I saw her struggle with her commitments to her work, her sister, and her children. Other than a few urgent phones calls at work and a few emergency-leave days, it was business-as-usual considering the major disruption in her life. Her ...

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Widows – When To Date?

Widows – When To Date?

How many times have you thought to yourself: I don’t want to “work” at a new relationship, I want it to be the fun part of my life. And how many times has a nagging voice in your head chimed in, well, just live alone then, because there’s no such thing as a toil free relationship.

You will still argue and still have moments of total frustration. Whether it’s a friend or another partner, relationships do require effort. ...

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Taking Charge of Your Grief! Seminar

Moving through the darkness back into the light can be a difficult journey for anyone. This seminar is designed for individuals who have experienced the loss of a loved one and are willing to create changes to feel better. Grief is the natural reaction to that sense of loss. How a person makes that journey can significantly impact their emotional well being. If you are willing to make adjustments in your life, this seminar is for you.

The seminar explores:

Adult Children & The Death of a Parent: Four Educational Evenings

Bereaved Families of Ontario – Midwestern Region Presents:


ADULT CHILDREN & THE DEATH OF A PARENT:
FOUR EDUCATIONAL EVENINGS TO HELP PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE

APRIL 16, 2012
HOW TO START THE CONVERSATION
Judith Wahl, Executive Director of the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly
Will speak on Advance Care Planning, Power of Attorney and the importance of having frank discussions with your parents.

APRIL 23, 2012
CAREGIVER BURNOUT & COMMUNITY
Eugene Dufour, Hospice Palliative Care Consultant
Learn the signs and ...

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Adult Children & The Death of a Parent: Four Educational Evenings

Bereaved Families of Ontario – Midwestern Region Presents:


ADULT CHILDREN & THE DEATH OF A PARENT:
FOUR EDUCATIONAL EVENINGS TO HELP PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE

APRIL 16, 2012
HOW TO START THE CONVERSATION
Judith Wahl, Executive Director of the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly
Will speak on Advance Care Planning, Power of Attorney and the importance of having frank discussions with your parents.

APRIL 23, 2012
CAREGIVER BURNOUT & COMMUNITY
Eugene Dufour, Hospice Palliative Care Consultant
Learn the signs and ...

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Adult Children & The Death of a Parent: Four Educational Evenings

Bereaved Families of Ontario – Midwestern Region Presents:


ADULT CHILDREN & THE DEATH OF A PARENT:
FOUR EDUCATIONAL EVENINGS TO HELP PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE

APRIL 16, 2012
HOW TO START THE CONVERSATION
Judith Wahl, Executive Director of the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly
Will speak on Advance Care Planning, Power of Attorney and the importance of having frank discussions with your parents.

APRIL 23, 2012
CAREGIVER BURNOUT & COMMUNITY
Eugene Dufour, Hospice Palliative Care Consultant
Learn the signs and ...

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McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home Bereavement Support Group Seminars

At McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home we are committed to serving the needs of our community before, during and after the loss of a loved one. We know that grief does not subside after the funeral. That’s why we believe in extended services – care after the funeral. For this reason we have established the McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home Bereavement Support Group Seminars to respond to the needs of those who are grieving a loss through death. Dr. Bill Webster will lead the ...

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McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home Bereavement Support Group Seminars

At McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home we are committed to serving the needs of our community before, during and after the loss of a loved one. We know that grief does not subside after the funeral. That’s why we believe in extended services – care after the funeral. For this reason we have established the McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home Bereavement Support Group Seminars to respond to the needs of those who are grieving a loss through death. Dr. Bill Webster will lead the ...

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