ARTICLES

July 9, 2018

6 Steps to Take When a Credit Card Holder Dies

By: Sally Herigstad   When someone dies, the task of notifying financial institutions and closing credit card accounts can easily be forgotten or pushed aside. Unfortunately, […]
August 23, 2017

A Message from an Old Guy~ Author Unknown

I’m old. What that means is that I’ve survived (so far) and a lot of people I’ve known and loved did not. I’ve lost friends, best […]
August 23, 2017

A Yoga Sequence for Grieving on the Bathroom Floor

Source: http://www.lizpetrone.com/yoga-for-grieving-on-bathroom-floor/ 1. Begin lying on the ground on your side in the fetal position where you have landed after collapsing on the bathroom floor. 2. […]
September 5, 2017

Caregiver Humor

Sometimes a laugh is the only weapon we have. — Roger Rabbit Several years ago my father-in-law was very ill. One time, when he came home […]
April 13, 2018

Coaching or Counseling? When You Need to Talk.

What is Grief Coaching? Grief Coaching is a niche in the relatively new Personal Development Coaching industry. Coaches are not counselors, and must never represent themselves […]
December 20, 2017

Coping with Panic Attacks

Any traumatic event can make you more vulnerable to your anxieties being felt in physical form, and the death of a loved one is no different. […]
August 23, 2017

Don’t Get Hooked

If you have a phone or computer, you are at risk of becoming a target of scammers or con artists. If you have had a recent […]
August 23, 2017

Downsizing–What Should You Do with All the Stuff?!

Source: http://bettybrigade.com/4505/downsizing-what-should-you-do-with-all-the-stuff As the weather goes from warmer to colder, you may be starting to think of downsizing. Do you really need all of this house for […]
August 29, 2017

Embracing Life After Loss

Source: http://www.allenklein.com/articles/embrace.htm Below are the five steps for fully living life again after a loss. They are excerpted from Learning to Laugh When You Feel Like Crying. […]
August 3, 2017

Grief and Graditude

Source: http://www.allenklein.com/articles/grief-and-gratitude.htm By: Allen Klein   The miracle of gratitude is that it shifts your perception to such an extent that it changes the world you see. […]
November 28, 2017

Grieving Daughter Travels the World with a Life-Size Cutout of her Father

Jinna Yang’s father died of cancer on August 24, 2012. She was 24, and in her words she was “completely lost, unable to express what had […]
August 24, 2017

Guilty Thoughts at the Funeral Home

By Douglas G. Chalgian, CELA ©2017 MFDA Journal Someone close to you died. You’re nicely dressed and at the funeral home. All the talk is about […]