Death & the Holidays

Dead employee working in the office in funny concept
Halloween is one holiday you may have to work through following the death of a loved one.

In this blog post, we cover an important topic relative to grief: death & the holidays. Discussing the topic of death during the holidays may seem unconventional. However, as the holiday season encroaches, we believe that these moments of reflection can offer solace and healing during a time when many are celebrating life, family, and tradition. Continue reading Death & the Holidays

Mother’s Day Grief

Portrait of sad mother and children in autumnal parkLosing a mother is one of the hardest things anyone can experience. Your mom is probably the one person who offered you unwavering love, guidance, and support throughout your life, so losing her can feel like a part of your heart is missing. Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, which can make coping with the loss even more challenging. However, there are some ways to handle the grief and pay homage to your mother’s memory to help abate Mother’s Day grief.

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2023 After Death

Foothill Funeral Grief in 2023It can be hard to start 2023 after someone you love dies. Many people find that they need a lot of time to grieve and adjust their lives to the new reality of life without their loved one. This time can overwhelm and lead to loneliness. But rest assured, you can take steps to support yourself as you move forward with your life.

2023: Give Yourself Time to Grieve

Grief is a process, not an event. It takes time to heal. Resist the urge to feel rushed into getting over it. You may need several weeks, months or even years before the pain subsides. Don’t compare your grief with someone else’s. Everyone processes loss differently. No accurate universal timeline exists for healing. Continue reading 2023 After Death

Christmas Grief

Young sad woman sitting near the Christmas tree. Depressed woman during Christmas holiday at home.Holidays are a time for joy and celebration, a time to get together with family and friends. It’s also a time to be reflective about the past year and look forward to the new year ahead. For anyone who’s experienced the loss of a loved one during the holidays, however, this can be an incredibly difficult time. Here are some ways to recover from Christmas grief:  Continue reading Christmas Grief

Holiday Grief

Holiday and GriefGrief is hard to endure at any time, but it seems to be worse during the holiday season. Though accepting a loss becomes easier with time, it’s something that never completely goes away. There is no “pause” button for grief, but you can alleviate some of the feelings you may be experiencing. If you or someone you know is struggling with grief this holiday season, here are some tips to help you get through this painful time.

Coping with Holiday Grief

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