Blog Posts for Life Transition
One of the most common questions I’ve received is how to help children and teens deal with grief and loss. Often parents and caregivers understandably feel overwhelmed by their own emotions and struggle to support their child through the grieving process. Sometimes parents don’t want to upset their child and are unsure of how to explain death in a way that will make sense, especially when children are younger.
There’s something both alluring and terrifying about a New Year’s Resolution. The attraction is simple—who hasn’t wanted to abruptly transform themselves? It’s part of the excitement of drugs. Who will you be? How noble to eliminate a bad habit others have struggled for decades to overcome.
It’s that time of year, the holidays are finally here! Everywhere you turn holiday spirit is found in parties, foods, media, shopping and gift giving. After all, isn’t this supposed to be the best time of the year, filled with wonder and cheer? Yet, if you are grieving the loss of a loved one the holidays can feel anything but “merry.”