PICKING UP THE PIECES. A story of hope amidst despair.

Posted on January 15th, 2020
Posted by Circle of Life Cremation and Burial Centre under Grief and Healing, Grief and Loss
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This past summer our family suffered a tragic loss with the sudden passing of my daughter’s husband and my granddaughter’s father.  Like a piercing knife I will never forget the call my daughter received.  It came from a friend who was at the motorcycle accident scene and told us he didn’t…make it.  The news arrived […]

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How to Support a Grieving Family Member or Friend at Christmas

Posted on December 20th, 2019
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Christmas is typically a holiday filled with joy, happiness and celebration. But to a friend or family member who has just lost a loved one, the holiday season can be a difficult time to navigate. Here are three tips to best support someone who is dealing with grief at Christmas. Honour Their Wishes For someone […]

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4 Easy Tips to Follow to Make More Adult Friends

Posted on December 6th, 2019
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Between school, extra-curricular activities and neighbourhood fun, it’s easy to make new friends when you’re young. But once we become adults, it can become difficult to make new friends – and even more difficult after retiring or losing a long-term partner. Ironically enough, it’s at this time in our lives that social relationships are most […]

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4 Healthy Living Tips to Incorporate While Grieving

Posted on November 22nd, 2019
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It’s ironic, really: it’s during times when you feel like you’re falling apart that it’s often most crucial to remain healthy. The grieving process is no exception. When you’ve lost a loved one, eating healthy and getting exercise is often low on the priority list (or not thought about at all). But even though it […]

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How to Complete Grief Journaling

Posted on November 8th, 2019
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Although most often associated with recording dreams, hopes and desires, journaling is also a beneficial coping tool for exploring grief. Used to make us more aware of our emotions and thoughts, journaling provides an opportunity for self-insight and to gain a new perspective on our lives. Here’s how to incorporate journaling into your own journey […]

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