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
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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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3 Reasons To Be Grateful for Your Local Funeral Home

Posted on October 25th, 2019
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Strength and support can arrive in various forms after you’ve lost a loved one. Family and friends typically offer food, flowers and memorial charity contributions. Workplaces may offer supportive counselling and paid absences. And businesses such as your local funeral home offer expertise with funeral planning and grief resources. Here are three reasons to be […]

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The Importance of Grief Thank You Cards

Posted on October 11th, 2019
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With Thanksgiving just around the corner, Canadians country-wide will soon be gathering together to celebrate their blessings from the past year. For those of us who have recently lost a loved one, Thanksgiving may be a great opportunity to reflect on the expressions of sympathy that were demonstrated toward us. Grief thank you cards are […]

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