Grief and Sympathy Blog

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I feel so many emotions and I don't know what to do

Hi, I don't know how to start but here I go. On Valentine's day, I lost my ex boyfriend in a car accident. We had broken up a couple months prior and I

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Bereavement Leave - Does it need to be immediate

Both of my parents passed away within 10 days of each other - one on 12/22/2018 and the other 1/1/2019. My company has a 3 day bereavement policy for parents.

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Bearing the Unbearable -Joanne Cacciatore - Review by GriefandSympathy

Learn why everyone should read Joanne Cacciatore’s book, Bearing the Unbearable whether grieving or not. An invaluable addition to the grief literature.

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Grieving Mindfully - the Joanne Cacciatore Way

We share how new mindful ways of grieving can help you. Grieving mindfully has been proven to be highly effective even after years of traumatic grief.

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Do I Need Bereavement Counseling? - Your Questions Answered

Wondering whether you need bereavement counseling? Find out here and where to get help.

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7 Warning Signs You Have Alzheimer Spouse Grief

Alzheimer Spouse Grief starts when the loved one is still alive - how to cope and look after yourself as well as your loved one. . .

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10 Best Books on Grief and Bereavement for Everyone

Recommendations and reviews by experts of the best books on grief and bereavement for all different types of loss.

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I Will Always Love You by Melissa Lyons

It’s a beautifully written children’s book with wonderful illustrations. Though it is a children’s book the words are very comforting for adults as well.

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Famous Funeral Poems

We have put together a collection of the most famous funeral poems. Some have been read at the funerals of well-known people. Some have become popular over the years

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Funeral Poems for a Soldier

A hand-picked selection of funeral poems for a soldier, including one brand new specially commissioned poem for our website.

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7 Beautiful Grandmother Funeral Poems for Remembrance

We have chosen the most touching funeral poems for a grandmother for you to read at a funeral or memorial service. Includes two brand new poems written just for our site.

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Funeral Poem - Remember Me

Remember Me is the title of several funeral poems, so we have gathered three of the best known here so we hope you find one you like.

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The 'Funeral Blues' Poem and Songs

We have shared the famous 'funeral blues poem' by W H Auden and also some videos of the poem being read and songs where the poem has been set to music.

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Funeral Poems for a Sister

We have shared some moving and beautiful funeral poems for a sister. Honour your dear sister at your farewell ceremony with one of our hand-picked selection.

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Coping with Losing a Parent as an Adult

Losing a parent can be like losing a part of yourself. Learn how to cope. Also links to Helping Children Cope with Death of Parents.

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Get Private and Confidential Help in the Privacy of Your Own Home

Do you feel alone and sad with no support and no idea how to move forward?  It can be tough when you are stuck in grief to find the motivation to get the most out of your precious life. 

Online counseling can help by giving you that support so you don't feel so alone. You can have someone to talk to anytime you like, a kind and understanding person who will help you to find meaning in life again, to treasure the memories of your loved one without being overwhelmed and to enjoy your activities, family and friends again.

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Heart Shaped Sterling Silver Pendant for Cremation Ashes, Engraved Forever Loved

Memorial Jewelry to Honour a Loved One

Check out our lovely range of memorial jewelry for any lost loved one.  Pendants, necklaces, rings or bracelets, we have them all in all kinds of styles.  Choose for yourself or buy as a sympathy gift. 

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Hypnosis for Grief - 10 Ways It Can Help You

Try a gentle hypnotherapy track to relax the mind. Learn how self-hypnosis can help you cope with grief at any time of the day or night.  

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