Holiday Grief Tips

Podcast: Coping With Grief During The Holidays: Mindful Tips & Tools

Let’s face it, the winter holidays can be particularly tough on us when we are grieving.  What is supposed to be the happiest time of the year is anything but, as we are constantly reminded that someone is missing. Not that we need to be reminded. When we are deep in grief our loved one is ... Read More >>

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 >>