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Are Wind Chimes a Good Sympathy Gift Choice?
Wind chimes for sympathy are popular gifts for those who have lost loved ones; they're one of our most frequently searched-for items.
These beautiful, soothing gifts are perfect for hanging outdoors. And when it comes to memorial wind chimes, the lovely, tinkling sounds serve as a reminder of loved ones who have gone before us.
Anticipatory Grief: What Is It & How to Cope
Have you ever thought about how horrible it would be to lose an aging parent or a long-time pet and felt your breath catch in your throat? Or maybe you look at your young, healthy spouse and become deeply sad thinking about losing them one day.
Sometimes it can feel like we're grieving for loved ones before we've actually lost them, whether it's a loss that we know is coming (as in the case of terminal illness and you're working through the five stages of grief) or it's just one that we fear.
When Should I Send a Sympathy Gift?
Should I Send a Sympathy Gift?
When someone we love loses someone they love, it's natural to want to do something to offer support. It can be difficult to determine what's the most helpful and appropriate way to offer sympathy to the bereaved.
As a result, many find themselves asking "Should I send a sympathy gift?"
Memorial Gifts for Loss of Mothers as Mother’s Day Approaches
What Are the Stages of Grief & Supporting Someone Through Them
It's common to hear that "grief is a journey." When you lose someone you love dearly, it's not something that takes a day or a week to get over, and healing isn't always linear.
Instead, it's common to move through different phases of grief where you alternately experience emotions like anger, denial, and depression.
While every journey to heal from loss is unique, there's some universal element to mourning at the same time. This is reflected through the well-known five stages of grief.
Prayers for Grief: How to Pray for a Loved One Who is Grieving
4 Ways to Comfort Parents Who Have Lost a Child
Losing a child is most parents' biggest fear. There's nothing that can prepare you for it, and it's undeniably one of the hardest things that a parent could face.
And if you're reading this, it likely means that you or someone close to you has lost a child in their lives. We're so sorry.
While nothing can magically solve or end the grieving process, there are things that you can do to help comfort parents who have lost a child.
How to Plan a Funeral | The Comfort Company
When you've recently lost someone that you love, planning a funeral may be the very last thing that you want to do.
There's a lot involved, and it can be a daunting responsibility. It becomes more manageable when you break the planning down into core steps.
How to Help a Child with Grief
How to Accommodate a Grieving Friend During Major Social Events
Social isolation isn't uncommon when grieving, whether it's caused by well-meaning friends who want to give space or it's self-inflicted by the bereaved.
During periods of grief and especially following significant loss of a spouse, some may worry about attending big events or parties.