Archive for Planning for the Holidays

spending the holidays alone

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 found was…
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Surviving Thanksgiving: 6 tips for grievers

You hoped and prayed, you wished on a star, you stuck your head in the sand, you ignored your calendar,…
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skipping the holidays grief

6 Things to Consider Before You Skip the Holidays

So, you are thinking about skipping the holidays altogether. Let me assure you: You wouldn't be the first and you…
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New Perspective on Old Traditions: Grief and the Holidays

New Perspective on Old Traditions: Grief and the Holidays

Friends, the time has come. Gather up your emotional armor and summon all your strength, for it is the holiday…
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Grief and Easter: Remembering Loved Ones

For me, Easter isn’t the first holiday that jumps to mind when discussing how hard grief can be on holidays…
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Remembering Loved Ones During the Holidays: 19 Practical Suggestions

There's no way around it - after someone important dies the holidays are never the same again. Traditions, events, parties,…
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grief at the holidays

A Practical Plan for Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

The main tenant of our Practical Guide for Grieving During the Holidays is the thought that one of the best ways to make…
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64 Tips for Coping with Grief at the Holidays

Once upon a time, I made this random list of 64 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Grief. In…
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