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HOLIDAYS AND DEALING WITH THE DEATH OF A LOVED ONE


Dealing with a loved one’s death is difficult. Celebrating the holidays after a loss can hold its own special challenges. Our family and friends add joy and warmth to regular holiday celebrations, but when someone we love dies, holidays can feel quite different and overwhelming.

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TRUE or FALSE, SOCIALLY ACCEPTABLE CONDOLENCES


Social Media has itself received a lot of negativity in recent months, in respect to posting pictures – of life altering events, such as car crashes, accidents, hell even a recently deceased individual. Authorities are asking society as a whole to think before they “Post”.

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WATER BUGS AND DRAGONFLIES


There are so many sites now about grief and the journey, it is astronomical. OKAY. maybe the distance between the centre of the earth and sun is a bit far fetched, but you get the idea. One of my favorites, with exception to my own.. for obvious reasons is, Chasing Dragonflies a blog with wordpress.com.

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THE HIDDEN GRIEF


I have kept this blog of loss, grief and what to do next till this Sunday Share for a very good reason, as my milestone birthday comes in a couple days and I turn 50, it also brings to light a different form of grief, “The Hidden Grief”. You see for those readers that do not know this, I was adopted.

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THE NEW YOU


Each and everyone one of us change after a death, especially if it is a close loved one. What we do with our grief is what makes us individuals.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!


From the song “The Story” the lyrics go like this: ” All those lines across my face, Tell you the story of who I am, so many stories of where I’ve been, and how I got to where I am, but those stories do not mean anything. When you’ve got no one to tell them to, It is true I was made for you.”

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