Archive for Holiday Season

Setting Holiday Boundaries (even when it’s hard)

Boundaries can be helpful in grief, but they can also just be helpful during the complicated and dra

8 Tips for Remaining Present at the Holidays (While Grieving)

I’ll get straight to it: The reason why I’m writing about remaining present during the h

7 Ways to Go Easy on Yourself While Grieving at the Holidays

1. Remember, the holidays don’t have to be perfect: Disavow yourself of the notion that perfec

A Griever’s Pocket Guide To Spending The Holidays Alone

The other day I did a Google search looking for articles about spending the holidays alone. What I f

The Art of Regrouping (aka it’s not a Hallmark movie Charlie Brown)

Late the night before Thanksgiving I got a call from my mom, who explained that she slipped and fell

You’re Not a Grinch, You’re Just Grieving

I would like to take a moment to stand up in defense of holiday villains. You know who I mean, they

Holiday Togetherness Game Plan: 11 tips for taking a time out

Alright, let’s have a quick pre-holiday huddle to discuss your game plan for tomorrow.  Not

8 (Reasonable) New Year’s Resolutions for Grievers

If you’re considering making a New Year’s resolution this year, there are quite a few yo

Practical Plan for Dealing with the Holidays After a Loss

One of the best ways to deal with the holidays after a loss is to plan ahead. Parts of your holidays