Stages of Grief

The grief journey is comprised of stages. Grief affects us in various ways but we generally pass through at least some of the stages. When the loss first occurs, we tend to resist the loss and may experience shock, numbness, confusion, tears, denial, anger and some physical changes especially in … Continue reading

Grief and the Holidays

As the holidays draw near, we discover that grief never takes a holiday! Here are some feelings associated with the holidays especially as we think about the traditions we have held for so many years:   Expectations of pain on the holiday: There may be anxiety associated with the expectation … Continue reading

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