GETTING BACK TO A NEW NORM IS A SLOW PROCESS

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Life is turned upside down after a loved one dies. Nothing makes sense. Nothing feels safe. Any routine one had is gone out the window. Some people lose their appetite while others overeat to try and cope. Most people have difficulty sleeping and often others will encourage them to take sleeping pills. *Only do this […]

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WHILE THE WORLD SLEEPS THE BEREAVED WALK THE FLOORS

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It is not uncommon to experience sleep disturbances following the death of a loved one or suffering a significant loss. People will tell you that the nights are the hardest. I certainly found this to be true after my husband died and as I struggled to cope with other losses in life. When my husband […]

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HEART VS. HEAD

July 24

The work of grieving and mourning is heart work not head work! When we stay in our heads while grieving, we over analyze our feelings or dismiss them. We fall prey to the myth that time heals all and we should just get over what has happened to us. Grieving and mourning is heart work. This […]

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