Group Grief: Losing Kobe Bryant

Posted on February 5th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Death, Funerals, Grief, Uncategorized
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About a week ago, the world collectively gasped at the unbelievable news that Laker Legend Kobe Bryant and eight other passengers perished in a horrific helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Sudden and sad, reports confirmed the loss of not only Bryant but his 13-year-old daughter as well as coaches and players who everyone agreed died […]

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Grief-Busting Tips

Posted on December 30th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Death, Grief, Uncategorized
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If you lost someone you love in 2019, you may be relieved to usher in the start of a new year. But, at the same time, celebrating anything without the one who died may tie your stomach in knots. Closing the door on beloved traditions may help with closure but might leave you feeling out […]

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How to Be Thankful in the Midst of Grief: 10 Ideas

Posted on November 23rd, 2019
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Whether your loved one died near this holiday or in years past, the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day can be a trying time for anyone who has experienced loss. In last week’s blog post, we discussed ways to process grief during the holidays. We offered suggestions for navigating the period between November and […]

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Thanksgiving Grief

Posted on November 13th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Death, Funeral Services, Funerals, Grief
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The holidays often cause even emotionally healthy people to falter. So, is it any wonder that people who have recently lost a loved one to death struggle between the months of November through January? With so many memories tied to the deceased, people who are actively grieving often tell us they wish they could go […]

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Grief Gets Physical

Posted on June 11th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Cremation, Death, Grief, Memorials
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When someone we love dies, we grieve. Feelings of sadness, loneliness, isolation and depression commonly occur. It’s par for the course. But in addition to producing emotional manifestations, did you know that grief gets physical? In fact, someone who is mourning can experience as many (or more) associated physical symptoms as the emotional pain facing […]

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