Category Archives: Holidays

‘Heart-work’ of the Holidays

The holidays inevitably call us to the ‘heart-work’ of our relationships. This is particularly so in the instance of relationships where our intimate other has died, including our beloved animal family members. Grief associated with the loss of an animal … Continue reading

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Coping With Grief During the Holidays

For most people, the holidays are a time spent with our loved ones, celebrating our relationships and togetherness. When you have lost a family member, including a beloved pet, the holidays can magnify your sense of grief and loss as … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas: Grief and Self-Care

The holiday season is upon us, and many of us have traditions that we keep alive during the winter months. Whether it be gathering with family and friends, a treasured recipe for comfort food, or quiet nights by the fire … Continue reading

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Winter Memorial Crafts

The holidays and the winter season in general tend to bring a certain sense of peace and togetherness for many.  Perhaps it is the shorter days and longer nights, the time spent with family, or the comfort food that we share … Continue reading

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