Bridging the Divide When Honoring the Death of a Loved One

It’s a difficult time for you and your family. The death of a loved one or friend is often among the most stressful events in our lives. At a time when you are dealing with your own emotions and those of others, considering how to honor your loved one may feel daunting. Creating a unique and personalized event that reflects your culture and life experiences may be the way to memorialize your loved one or friend.

The Connection Between Nature and Grief Management

Every individual grieves differently following the loss of a loved one. There is not one “right way” to navigate the overwhelming and complicated emotions that accompany bereavement. When it comes to grieving children, the emotions they experience are even more difficult to work through because they lack the maturity to fully express their feelings. One outlet that has been known to offer unique support throughout the grieving process is interaction with nature. There are numerous

The Grieving Process

Everyone grieves differently. Grieving is a very personal and highly individual experience. How you grieve depends on many factors, including your personality and coping style, your life experience, your faith and the nature of the loss. The grieving process takes time.  Healing happens gradually; it can’t be forced or hurried. There is no “normal” timetable for grieving.  Some people start to feel better in weeks or months while others it takes years.  Whatever your grief