The Grief Journey

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Understanding Grief and Loss

Grief is a natural and normal response to loss. It can be helpful to remember that all human beings are created to form attachments to people and things, and when these attachments are broken, we grieve the loss. This means we not only grieve the loss of people we care about, but also can feel […]

How to Cope with the Loss of a Pet

The loss of a pet is a traumatic experience and many people find it difficult to cope with the strong emotions that follow afterwards. Pets are loyal friends and companions and are often treated as valued members of the family, so feelings of grief when a pet dies can be intense.  If you have ever […]

How to Help Children Cope with Grief

Losing a loved one is a tragic experience which can be especially hard on children. A child who loses a parent, sibling, a close relative, or even a pet, can feel a deep sense of loss that they do not fully understand. We all grieve in our own unique way, but children don’t have the […]