Posted on November 26, 2012 by Cynthia Gossman in Grieving Through the Holidays, Healing To Happiness, How to Help Others in Grief.
Some may find decorating for the holidays while they are grieving (before, during and after the death of a loved one) can be very cathartic. Traditions like picking out the tree at the tree lot all bundled up and smelling the fresh aromas of the trees and poinsettias. Getting it home and celebrating with hot […]
Posted on August 10, 2012 by Cynthia Gossman in Healing To Happiness, Honoring Your Loved One, How to Help Others in Grief.
What a griever IS NOT capable of: GET OVER IT Our society is not equipped to see the griever upset for very long and has a misperception that being stoic and strong is the answer instead of crying and mourning. On the contrary, grief is a process, a journey that recognizes no timetable or finish […]
Posted on February 15, 2012 by Cynthia Gossman in Coping With Grief, Healing To Happiness, Spiritual Healing.
Pain is a teacher. We hate school. But there it is. When we are experiencing pain we are usually moving through something very important. So taking someone’s pain away from them is not really such a good idea. If you want to help someone, be a midwife. Help them birth the pain, bring it into […]