Grief

It is OK, to not be OK.

If you have clicked on the link and decided to read this post you have likely experienced a loss. You are likely seeking out something or someone that can help you process the pain of your grief. If you’ve followed the link to read this post, chances are you’ve encountered a loss. You might be…

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Unresolved Grief – Our Hidden Baggage

Take a moment and think about the last time you brought your groceries into your house from your vehicle. Take a moment and think about the cold weather, and how several trips back and forth to and from the vehicle felt like too much, so you loaded yourself with every bag you had in your…

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How to Support the Grieving Teen

Below we will outline steps for supporting a grieving teen, emphasizing the importance of open communication to foster emotional expression. Additionally, addressing the need to recognize and respect diverse grieving styles among teenagers, while offering practical support, encouraging connections, and providing stability. Creating a safe and private space and highlighting the significance of self-care will…

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Navigating Grief: A Guide to Supporting Teens Through Loss

Grief is a universal human experience, but when it comes to supporting teenagers through loss, the journey can be uniquely challenging. Adolescence is a developmental period of emotions, self-discovery, and the forging of identity, making the impact of grief profound. Below, we will explore the complexities of teenage grief, offer insights and practical strategies to…

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Struggling with Grief

“I don’t think I know how to do this.” Nora sat across from me with tears in her eyes. The unexpected death of her mother had turned everything in her well-organized world upside down. Grief is a strange and confusing experience for many of us, for some people grief shocks the system and they need…

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A Light in the Darkness Christmas Memorial Service – Offered by Park Memorial Funeral Homes, Edmonton and area, AB

Click on this link to watch the service video In a video offered by Park Memorial Funeral Home, Samantha discusses some ideas on how to support grieving children through the holidays. Additional Resources for Coping with Grief During the Holidays: https://psychsolutions.ca/samantha-pekh-edmonton…/ Grief.comGRIEF & THE HOLIDAYS: Dealing With the Painhttps://grief.com/grief-the-holidays Center for Loss & Life TransitionHelping…

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