Grief & Healing

November 19, 2018
Grieving Through the Holidays

Grieving Through the Holidays

Grieving Through the Holidays For so many families the holidays hold the promise of togetherness, familiarity, tradition and comfort. But for the grieving, every one of […]
October 24, 2018
Making New Memories from the Old   (Up-cycling & Great Gift Ideas!)

Making New Memories from the Old (Up-cycling & Great Gift Ideas!)

One of the often unaddressed issues families face after a loved one dies, is what to keep and how to keep it? Often times we feel […]
July 16, 2018
What You Need to Know About Suicide

What You Need to Know About Suicide

Suicide is as difficult to talk or write about as it is to understand. Unless you’ve stepped foot on the moon you have no idea what […]
June 14, 2018
Missing Your Dad on Father's Day

Missing Your Dad on Father’s Day

Living intentionally with people is paramount to living well. I also believe intentionality is essential to grieving well. Father’s Day hits a tender spot. Every year […]
May 9, 2018
Intentionally Commemorating Mother's Day

Intentionally Commemorating Mother’s Day

Whether this is your first Mother’s Day as a bereaved person or your 50th, Mother’s Day brings all of us pause. As we take time to […]
March 27, 2018
Making Sense of God and Death

Making Sense of God and Death

I have written and re-written this post so many ways. I don’t know why it’s so difficult to talk about God and Death – perhaps it’s […]
February 22, 2017

The Bereavement Caregiver’s Self-Care Guidelines

by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. The following self-care guidelines are not intended to be cure-alls, nor will they be appropriate for everyone. Pick and choose those […]
February 22, 2017

Responding To Problems In The Support Group Setting

by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. Editor’s note: The following article is excerpted from Dr. Wolfelt’s book How to Start and Lead a Bereavement Support Group, available […]
February 22, 2017

Growing Through Grief:

The Role Of Support Groups by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. We need not walk alone… We reach out to each other with love and understanding and […]