Monthly Archives: November 2018

Grief During the Holidays

5 Ways I Learned to Deal With Grief During the Holidays by Dixie Lincoln-Nichols The end-of-year holidays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s, were always the most beautiful, loving, and hopeful time of the year. Unfortunately, it’s not so much the case this year, and I’m working on enjoying the jingle bells ringing, the good times and singing, and

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When You Are Grieving Thanksgiving Day Feels Painful

When you lose someone you love and are grieving Thanksgiving Day feels burdensome and painful. When a brain tumor took away our precious Katie’s life I dreaded that holiday. For seven years we served no rutabagas because they were Katie’s favorite vegetable. The thought of their seasonal aroma wafting through our home without her in

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Mourning the Death of a Spouse: AfterTalk Inspirational 11.8.18

Mourning the Death of a Spouse [Editor’s note: this is an excellent compendium of advice from the NIH’s National Institute on Aging. At the end is a link to the original piece. Note the many valuable links.]   When your spouse dies, your world changes. You are in mourning—feeling grief and sorrow at the loss. You

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My Experience With the Sudden and Traumatic Death of My Father

By Raymond Magno Co-Owner Of Eco Bear Biohazard Cleaning Company I spent the sunny afternoon playing with my friends, a typical routine for a 9-year old boy. Later, I decided to head home. I wanted to be sure to be on time for dinner my Mom was making one of my favorite meals. As is

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