Grief & Recovery Tips


How Do You Cope With the Death of a Pet You Love? 3

It’s a myth that “time heals all wounds.” Nothing will erase your grief, but these ideas will help you cope with the death of a beloved pet. Here, you’ll find comfort and hope in two unusual pet loss stories, plus help coping with your grief in healthy ways. Coping with your pet’s death is different – and some say more […]

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How to Survive the Grieving Process After an Unexpected Loss 16

Feeling empty, exhausted, and like you never want to get out of bed is normal when you’re in the grieving process. Here’s what I learned from a grief workshop I recently attended – I was inspired to share these ideas for recovering from loss by a widow who not only lost her husband, she lost her identity. “I feel empty,” […]

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Are You Scared to Die? 6 Ways to Cope With Fear of Death 46

If you’re scared to die, you can’t live fully. Here’s how to get over your fear of dying, and why I accepted my death when I was 27 years old. I was scared of dying until I was diagnosed with a chronic disease. It forced me to accept and make peace with my own death, which made life more precious. Yes, […]

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7 Unexpected Ways to Stop Feeling Lonely Right Now 16

Trust me: you’re not the only one who is feeling lonely! Here, you’ll discover something a trillion times better than the usual tips for people living alone. I actually wrote that article a couple years ago. It’s fine and I even include the link below…but this is better 🙂 This article is for you – and it’s for the 5,400 people who […]

7 Unexpected Ways to Stop Feeling Lonely Right Now

Help and Hope When You’re Living Alone After the Death of a Spouse 52

Here are several practical tips and ideas on how to live alone after your husband dies. Living alone after the death of a spouse is one of the biggest transitions you’ll ever experience; here, you’ll find a combination of practical support and emotional comfort. In When Your Soul Aches: Hope and Help for Women Who Have Lost Their Husbands, Lois Mowday Rabey […]

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How to Get Through the Day When You’re a Grieving Widow 110

When you’re grieving, they tell you to take it “one day at a time.” But how do you get through the next hour? These tips and prayers for grieving widows are from Kathleen, who lost her husband after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Read Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations For Working Through Grief by Martha Whitmore HickmanIf you feel helpless and hopeless […]

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Help Starting Over in Your 60s – After Your Husband Dies 225

Learning that you are not alone is one of the most comforting ways to start over as a widow in your 60s. Here are several tips and resources for coping with your husband’s death. These ideas for starting over won’t solve all your problems, but they may bring you a measure of comfort and peace. In I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye: […]

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