May 2024

“Living Funerals” They Just Might Be Out of Order

by Alan D. Wolfelt, PhD A common media question I have been asked recently is “What do you think about having funerals before the person is dead?” As you probably know, these are often referred to as “living funerals.” Living funerals have been referred to by the media as an “up and coming” trend that […]

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Helping a Grieving Parent Move Forward After They Lose a Spouse

When a parent loses their spouse, they’re suddenly faced with a world that looks very different. The person they have built a life with is gone, and they must now navigate the changes and challenges of everyday life without them. As a child of this grieving parent, it can be difficult to know how to

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I Listened to Mark Twain and My Post about Grief Went Viral

by Anne Peterson Post commentsI was shocked when the numbers kept rising. Sure, one time a poem I wrote reached 50,000 people on Facebook, and I was thrilled. But this was different. My poem reached over 1,605,000 hurting people. And not only that, 6,500 people had shared it! And it now has over 1200 comments.

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