What Are the Physical Effects of Grief?


Losing someone who was once close to you can be a very strenuous task to deal with. Learning to live without his or her presence, finding his or her belongings left behind, and living day to day with thoughts of missing him or her are all very natural things to go through when in the […]

The Importance of Being Available for a Loved One Dealing With Grief

When a loved one passes away, the person or people left behind may feel a void, emptiness, or loneliness during the time period after. Unfortunately, there is no medical cure for loneliness, longing, or grief, but a good friend or a loved one being there may make a huge difference in this grieving process. Though […]

How to take Care of Yourself While Grieving

When in a state of grief, anyone can act abnormal to his or her usual behavior. You may experience feelings of depression, anger, loneliness, fatigue, and weakness. You may also experience symptoms of heaviness, distress, detachment, and bitterness. These are all common side effects of dealing with the loss of a beloved friend or family […]

Things to Keep in Mind when Writing an Obituary

Writing an obituary about someone you love is one of the last ways you can truly represent, celebrate, and remember their life before saying your final goodbyes. Having a well-written and respectful obituary about a friend or family member is an important part of the process during this time of their life.   Facts and […]

Donate and Help Save Lives

At some point in our lives, we’ve all been filling out paper work and been asked on whether we would like to be an organ donor. Many don’t see why it is important and just check know without thinking the question through. When the reality is there are numerous benefits to being an organ donor. […]

The Benefits of Taking out a Life Insurance Policy

As the famous quote goes, “It’s better to be safe than sorry.” In regards to you or a family member’s life, nobody wants to think about anything bad ever happening to them, but sometimes, unfortunately, tragic things do happen. It is inevitable that unexpected things will happen in life, so it is much better to […]

The Benefits of Working With a Grief Counselor

When a loved one passes away, it’s natural for there to be a lot of feelings to deal with.   Everybody grieves in his or her own way and some handle that better than others. For those struggling with the loss of a friend or a family member, a grief counselor would be a very […]

Gifts to Send in a Time of Grief

  During a time of grief, a person and even a family is fully saddened and unlike their normal self. Sometimes, a person may want to be alone, and sometimes, they want to be surrounded by friends and family members; everyone handles grief differently. Sometimes, a simple message such as “I’m here for you, let […]

Cremation versus Burial: Which one is for you?

When the time comes for you or a beloved family member or friend to leave this earth, there are a few different ways in which you can leave a memorial in place. You want to carefully weigh out the options because this decision will be the last and final remembrance of this person, which will […]

What is Appropriate Attire for a Funeral?

  When attending a funeral, it’s best if you dress up to show honor and respect for your beloved family member or friend. Generally, guests at a funeral wear darker, more subdued colors to show that they are in a state of mourning for the loss of their loved one. More recently, people have started […]