• Weighted Blanket

    Can a Weighted Blanket Help with Grief?

    Self-care is one of the most important aspects of grieving. Unfortunately, this is the last thing you may think about doing. If you are like me, you may end up putting your own self-care on hold because grief has made you physically exhausted. In fact,…

  • Over 40 Different Grieving Events

    In the late 1960s, psychiatrists Thomas Holmes and Richard Rahe conducted research that resulted in the Social Readjustment Rating Scale (SRRS), more commonly known as the Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale. This scale lists over 43 different life events that can cause stress. Each event, called a…

  • Birthdays and Grief

    How are you supposed to handle birthdays and grief?  March 3 is the birthday of my best friend, Joy. She was just like her name – full of JOY and PASSION for life. Since she died, I have still tried to remember her birthday every year.…