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Can Helping Others Help You? Volunteering & Grief

Posted on February 15, 2020 by Karin Schuett | Leave a comment
Posted under Grief and Healing, Grief and Loss, Healthy Living, Self Healing Tips, Self Improvement

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 1, 2020 by Circle of Life Cremation and Burial Centre | Leave a comment
Posted under Grief and Healing, Healthy Living, Self Healing Tips, Self Improvement

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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How to Complete Grief Journaling

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

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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The Importance of Grief Thank You Cards

Posted on October 11, 2019 by Circle of Life Cremation and Burial Centre | Leave a comment
Posted under Grief and Loss, Self Healing Tips

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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How to Enjoy Dining Alone

Posted on June 21, 2019 by Circle of Life Cremation and Burial Centre | Leave a comment
Posted under Grief and Healing, Grief and Loss, Healthy Living, Self Healing Tips

The act of dining is traditionally a social activity. So when you’re suddenly forced to do it independently, it can be daunting. It’s one thing if you dine occasionally by yourself due to your partner being away or because you have to take a business trip. But it’s another altogether when you’re eating by yourself […]

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