Having a Happy Birthday After a Loved One Dies
September 27th was my birthday. When my husband left for work he kissed me and said, "Happy Birthday Hon." After three deaths in the family I did not think I would be happy again. "I'll try," ...
Life is Not Over Till It's Over
Overviews the importance of adult wish and dream fulfillments for the terminally ill, physically or emotionally challenged and our seniors....
Honor Your Loved One's Memory With a Favorite Foods Dinner
My father-in-law died on February 25, 2007. He had been in failing health and had memory disease. When family members learned he had been admitted to the hospital we knew the end was near. Dad ...
Stages of the Grief Process -How We Get Stuck And How To Let Go
No one wants to grieve, and yet it is a natural part of life. Loss is as inevitable as the love that precedes it. If you don't know how to grieve, your built up sorrow will become a burden, causing depression, bitterness and even illness. There are definite stages in the grief process, and understanding them is essential to healing and recovery. Knowing how to grieve in healthy ways is one of the most important aspects of health care and well being....
Personal Grief Can Lead You To Compassion
Growing through personal grief can help one to become a more compassionate person. I know because personal experiences with death and loss changed my grief into compassion. What seemed as insurmountable, challenges taught me to be strong and fearless in the face of death. Your grief can be your step forward to new life....