National Grief Awareness Day is August 30. Read our blog to learn all about the different types of grief and how to deal with loss.
Kelley Lynn talks about losing her own husband, how community heals grief, and how her weekly group comes together to support each other.
Challenging life experiences like loss or divorce don’t have to feel so isolating. Jeff Crume offers 5 ways to feel less alone when things get tough.
Losing a pet is one of the hardest things you may have to go through. Most of us have a strong bond with our pets, and when one passes away, it can feel like we’ve lost a family member. Research has shown that losing a pet is just as hard as losing a member of […]
A loss, in any situation, is a difficult emotion to understand and process. Loss can take on a whole new level of pain when associated with our loved ones, including our partner, child, parents, and siblings. One might experience a deep sense of sorrow, emptiness, depression, disbelief, and confusion while grieving their loved ones. Grief […]
Nothing can truly prepare you for the loss of a parent. No matter your age or if the death was sudden or expected, the pain felt from losing a parent is like no other. The depth of connection to your parents can be one of your profound relationships. You have shared so many memories, and […]
What do you think of when you hear the term Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? Perhaps you imagine images of soldiers who have experienced unthinkable trauma first hand? But, did you know that grieving the loss of a loved one and PTSD can go hand in hand? Mainly when a loved one’s death occurs traumatically or […]
This year has been tough. And now the holidays are coming up. It can all be a bit daunting, especially if you’ve lost a loved one. Nearly **60% **of Americans have experienced the loss of an immediate family member in the past three years. That is a lot of people dealing with grief that is […]
We’ve all been there. We’ve all faced difficult times in our lives. And sometimes, it can feel like no one in the universe can really, truly understand what we’re going through that no one can know how we feel. It can make us feel really lonely. As much as our experiences differ, and even though […]
“When someone is going through a storm, your silent presence is more powerful than a million, empty words.” Dr. Therma Davis Grief is not pretty. It can be raw, painful, messy, and awkward. We know it as a normal and natural response to the loss of a loved one. We will all experience it at […]