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Seasonal Depression: It’s More than the “Winter Blues”

Undiagnosed, untreated, unrecognized Seasonal Affective Disorder could be making the tough times tougher As if it weren’t sufficiently challenging to face the holiday season after the loss of a loved one, changing seasons can create, contribute to or deepen feelings of depression in 20 percent of people (Mayo Clinic, 2017). In the winter months, shorter continue reading…

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…

Five Things to Know About The Grieving Teen

Adolescence is always difficult, but adding a loved one’s serious illness into the mix can make this time even more complicated. The needs of a grieving teenager are unique and shouldn’t be overlooked. Following are five important things to know about the grieving teen. 1. Teenagers need to share in the family’s grief process. Many continue reading…