Grief During the Holidays

Posted on November 18th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Death, Grief, Holiday Deaths
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No matter the season, people struggle whenever they lose a loved one to death. But when someone you love dies during the holidays; you may find yourself more depressed than if the loss had occurred at another time of the year. And, this year, depression is already at an all-time high due to the pandemic […]

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Grief in a Pandemic

Posted on August 25th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Death, Funerals, Grief
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While COVID-19 challenges us all, the pandemic has made things especially difficult for people grieving the loss of a loved one. Grief is the unwelcome companion to death. And, even in “ideal” circumstances, mourning is a stressful and painful journey. But while, burial and memorial follow loss, in times of normalcy, the Coronavirus has robbed […]

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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
Posted by Manny Godoy under Death, Grief
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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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