Holiday Grief Tips

5 Tips To Manage Grief In The New Year, Mindfully

While most of the world is celebrating the start of a new year, those of us who are grieving may be feeling not so joyous. Instead of fighting the reality that things are different, let go a little, and allow yourself to do things a little differently from before. ... Read More >>

5 Mindful Ways to Cope With Grief At Family Christmas Gatherings

Even the most loving families can experience friction when they are grieving, especially at Christmas. Here are 5 Mindful Ways to Cope With Grief At Family Christmas Gatherings. ... Read More >>

7 Tips to Support Grieving Children During the Holidays

Grief during the holidays serves up a perfect storm where joyous memories crash against reality and expectations, something that is especially tough when it’s a child who’s grieving. I know this firsthand. On October 18, 1977, my uncle Doug died by suicide. I was 7 years old. While I don’t remember the specifics of the ... Read More >>

New Year’s Grief: An At Home Meditation Mini-Retreat

New Year’s Grief Meditation Mini-Retreat Schedule & Guided Meditation Playlist are Included in this Article So You Can Do This At Home! As the New Year’s Eve Countdown Ball drops, it may feel as though your grieving heart drops too. While many people welcome in the clean slate of the New Year, those of us ... Read More >>

6 Ways To Deal With Difficult People When You Are Grieving This Holiday

Grief rewrites our address book, as the saying goes, and the holidays can really underscore the difficulties in our relationships. While it is helpful to try to surround yourself with emotionally safe people this holiday season, the reality is you will likely wind up face to face with difficult people who push your buttons. Whether ... Read More >>

Cope With Holiday Grief & Boost Your Resilience To Stress

This is the time of year when many of us wonder how we are going to cope with holiday grief. After all, the pain of loss overtakes us when we least expect it. As a result, we may feel we have lost control of everything, particularly our emotions. The key to coping with holiday grief ... Read More >>