The Process of Grieving and How it Affects You

The death of a loved one is one heart-wrenching event that all of us are likely to experience, often on several occasions. While it’s true that lives will be forever transformed after such a loss, dealing positively with grief is essential to your recovery and your ability to continue with your own life for the

Caring for a Loved One Who has a Terminal Illness

“It is not how much you do, but how much love you put in the doing” – Mother Theresa Experiencing terminal illness is a fact in life that we have to endure, either personally or in caring for someone else and the journey is not an easy one by any means. The best and only

Sudden Death of a Loved One – How to deal with it?

“Life brings so much yet takes it away so suddenly. And, at the time of death, what we are left with is shared friendship and memories.” – Byron Pulsifer. We all know that death is an inevitable part of life that will touch us at some point. We are not meaning to frighten you here; we

Finding Peace by Accepting the Loss of a Loved One

“Love is stronger than death even though it can’t stop death from happening. But no matter how hard death tries, it can’t separate people from love. It can’t take away our memories either. In the end, life is stronger than death.” – Unknown The relationships we have in our lives are crucial to our happiness. As

Coping with the Death of Your Best Friend

Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. — Ana Nin Meaningful friendships are a beautiful part of our lives and sometimes, one of these dear friendships grow into something deeper and wonderful. A best

Dealing with the Anniversary of a Loved One’s Death

“Kept by ourselves in silence and apart; the secret anniversaries of the heart” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Grief is a journey that will lead us time and again to the feelings of loss and this is even more pronounced at the approach of special milestones, like the anniversary of a loved one’s passing on. Normally

Preserving Memories of Lost Loved Ones

Losing a loved one can be a devastating experience. Deciding the method in which we honor our loved ones who played such pivotal parts in our lives can seem like an overwhelming task for many. But there are multitudes of unique and remarkable ways in which you can celebrate your loved one’s life. Below, you

Dealing with Grief and Moving Forward

“It is the capacity to feel consuming grief and pain and despair that also allows me to embrace love and joy and beauty with my whole heart. I must let it all in” – Anna White Grieving the death of a loved one is an individual process. Some people feel numb and disoriented initially and

How to preserve the memories of a loved one with memory loss

A diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment of Alzheimer’s is a call to action to pay attention and take the necessary care of legal, financial and future housing considerations but it should also spur one to preserve family stories and memories while your loved one can still remember and relate them. Older memories have a tendency

Four Ways to Keep the Memories of Your Loved Ones Alive

Love is stronger than death even though it can’t stop death from happening, but no matter how hard death tries, it can’t separate people from love. It can’t take away our memories either. In the end, life is stronger than death. When someone leaves us and passes on, we fear that we will forget them,