Inspiration

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!  I hope you have a beautiful day surrounded by your loved ones;  you truly deserve it! XOXO If you have lost your mother, I am truly sorry … I hope your memories bring you comfort and joy. At Grief Hope Network, we recognize there are several ways to help you feel better …

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GRIEF & THE HOLIDAY

Warm wishes to everyone for a wonderful holiday season.  I hope this article from www.Grief.com is helpful to you at this time: “Holidays are time spent with loved ones” was imprinted on our psyche from a young age. Holidays mark the passage of time in our lives. They are part of the milestones we share …

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9-11 United in Courage & Grief

Everyone in the U.S. and around the world probably remembers the exact circumstances of when they heard of the tragedy that happened on 9/11.  It’s hard to believe that it’s been 15 years already.  At times, it still feels like it just recently happened.  The September 11 attacks killed 2,977 people and injured more than 6,000 others. …

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Self love on Valentine’s Day

I remember the first few Valentine’s Days after my husband were difficult to get through.  The first 2 years, my sister-in-law anonymously had flowers delivered to me from my husband in heaven.  While she meant well, it freaked me out at first until I realized she was behind it … Now Valentine’s Day is a …

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New Year’s Resolutions for Grieving

Happy New Year! You have my sincere empathy for grieving the loss of your loved one over the holidays.   I hope the fun and loving memories you shared brought some comfort to you.  New Year’s resolutions are nothing new; we’ve all made them (and broke them!) for years.  The attached article gives suggestions to …

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Tips for coping over the Holidays

As we all know, the holidays will be hard if you’re grieving the loss of a loved one.  I hope the fun and loving memories you shared will bring some comfort to you.  The attached article gives 64 suggestions to not only survive the holidays, but maybe even thrive.  64 is overwhelming, but if you …

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Happy Thanksgiving!

  The holidays will be hard if you’re grieving the loss of a loved one.  I hope the fun and loving memories you shared will bring some comfort to you.  At Grief Hope Network, we recognize there are several ways to help you feel better in the grief recovery process. Many people don’t feel comfortable …

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Summer Grief … sharp glass can turn into sea glass

A BIG huge hug to all Grief Hope Members! Each season brings its own set of challenges when trying to navigate your way through the tide of grief.  It reminds me of the George Gershwin lyrics, “Summertime and the livin’ is easy …”  While friends and family are having fun on vacation, at the beach …

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You can still celebrate LOVE on Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day GHN members! I realize you probably don’t feel like there’s anything to celebrate if you’re still grieving the loss of a loved one.  All holidays were bittersweet the first few years after my husband passed away.  But I had to put on a happy face for my young son; I didn’t want …

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New Year’s Resolutions for Grief Relief

Happy New Year, The past year has been hard for members here who have lost a loved one.  I hope the blog posts on the Home Page have been helpful along with the member blogs and discussions in the Forum.  The chat room has been helpful to many going through the grief process as well. …

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