Can Helping Others Help You? Volunteering & Grief

Posted on February 15th, 2020
Posted by Karin Schuett under Grief and Healing, Grief and Loss, Healthy Living, Self Healing Tips, Self Improvement
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Healing after a loss can be difficult. We all know it’s never easy to keep going after you lose someone important to you. At times it can even seem impossible. We’ve written on this here (and here!), and we will again. But today, we focus on one way to help yourself cope: volunteering. Getting Involved […]

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How to be Alone on Valentine’s Day

Posted on February 1st, 2020
Posted by Circle of Life Cremation and Burial Centre under Grief and Healing, Healthy Living, Self Healing Tips, Self Improvement
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Have you ever been in a restaurant and seen someone sitting alone at a table and wondered, why is this person alone?  Sometimes there are clues like they are traveling or preparing for a business meeting, students catching up on studies or maybe their guest just hasn’t arrived.  But thankfully, you breathe a sigh of […]

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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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How to Complete Grief Journaling

Posted on November 8th, 2019
Posted by Circle of Life Cremation and Burial Centre under Grief and Healing, Grief and Loss, Healthy Living, Self Healing Tips
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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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