• Why Grievers Need A Hug

    Why Grievers Need A Hug

    Hugs are one of the greatest forms of healing. They are a natural way of reducing stress. Virginia Satir[1], a respected family therapist, stated, “We need four hugs a day for survival. We need eight hugs a day for maintenance. We need twelve hugs a day for growth.” IMPORTANCE OF HUGS Hugs affect your emotional, physical and spiritual well-being.  Emotionally…

  • What To Do

    Sometimes It’s What You Do Not What You Say

    Sometimes it’s not just about what you say when someone is grieving but more importantly what you do. Just the smallest of gestures are helpful. Grievers may not feel like talking on the phone after a loved one dies. However, receiving a simple text message from someone interested in how they are doing can make a griever’s day. What You Can…

  • Walking The Labyrinth

    Labyrinth Walking When Grieving

    I had never heard about labyrinth walking until a few years ago when I saw a “Walking The Labyrinth” course listed at a local retreat center. Being mostly curious I signed up. What I learned about was something I never knew existed. Walking a labyrinth as another form of meditation. WHAT IS A LABYRINTH? A labyrinth is better known as…