Category Archives: Culture

Your Holiday Grief Toolkit: Piecing Together a Holiday without your Loved One

There is perhaps no milestone so daunting for the newly bereaved as the holiday season: a time typically spent celebrating family and enjoying the company of loved ones. Getting through your first holiday season without a loved one is difficult, but certainly not impossible. Just as you have weathered the grief process so far, rest continue reading…

Virtual Grief – Internet’s Role In Grief

Two years ago NEWSWEEK’s religion editor, Lisa Miller, wrote a piece on virtual grief that examined the impact and limitations of online bereavement, specifically on Facebook. Today, more than ever, we mourn in status updates and tweets, with messages such as “RIP Michael Jackson” “Can’t believe we lost Whitney Houston. #DearWhitney.” This is how we collectively mourn: Globally. Together. Online. One continue reading…