RE-MEMBERING – PART II
(The second article in a five-part series – What made the difference? Mia and me.)
Mia* (fictional name) wrote back, stating they, she and her mother, had come to the conclusion that their journey with grief was “without a goal”. What an interesting and wonderful way of expressing the aimlessness that abides in grief. I shared in their happiness in realizing that life is about purposeful choices; indeed, there came a time in my journey when I made the choice to ...Continue Reading ?
Coping with grief during the holidays
Whether it is your first Christmas without someone special who has passed or your twentieth, coping with grief during the holidays can be a significant challenge.
Losing a loved one is always hard. But during the holiday season grief can be almost overwhelming. While things may feel very grim there are some steps you can take to help you get through the holidays while you grieve. Here are some tips to help you or a loved one through the coming season.
This is the first instalment of a five-part series on dealing with grief in the loss of my spouse.
A young woman, who has been following my blog for a while noticed the change in my writing late this summer. She asked, “What made the difference?” Her father passed away three years ago, and she has been going through her own grief all the while supporting her mother through hers. I took the time to ponder ...Continue Reading ?