Life Reviews

There are two types of life reviews. One is a phenomenon that occurs during a near-death experience. The person will see their life in chronological order. The other is when the elderly or dying have an opportunity to reflect on their life and to communicate those memories with another. There are tremendous benefits for everyone […]

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Preplanning a Funeral

For some, the thought of preplanning a funeral is utterly morbid. It’s not. There are many reasons to consider preplanning your funeral. To begin with, immediately following a loved one’s death, the family is quite emotional. If this was a sudden death, they are likely to be in shock and completely overwhelmed with what has […]

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Anticipatory Grief

When family receives the news that a loved one is going to die, their world instantly comes to a stop. At first, it is difficult to believe that what you think you heard is, in fact, the truth. Life moves in slow motion and yet the news swirls in your head at light speed. You […]

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The Loss of a Child

I have experienced many losses in my life, but I have not experienced the death of a child. I have miscarried a child, as did one of my daughters. Miscarriage is heartbreaking, and many women endure multiple miscarriages and go through a very difficult grief journey as a result. I can’t compare the two— the […]

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