Feeling scared to die is normal - and even healthy. If humans weren't afraid of death, we wouldn't have survived for so long! But if your fear of dying is getting in the way of living a peaceful, joyful life then you're not "just" scared to die. You're obsessed with death, and it's stopping you from being happy and healthy.
death of a loved one
Writing a letter that says goodbye to someone you care about isn’t easy, but it can bring healing and closure when a relationship ends. These tips on how to write a goodbye letter are inspired by a reader's comment and based on my experience with a variety of losses.
What do you give a terminally ill cancer patient, a family member who is dying, or someone coping with end of life issues? These gifts, tips and ideas are comforting and practical. They'll ease the pain and anxiety that many terminally ill patients feel. These gifts will also help you cope when a friend or family member is dying.
No matter how long you’ve been married, you and your spouse will grieve differently after loss. Your husband may withdraw after a death of a… Read More »How to Stay Close to Your Grieving Spouse
If your boyfriend is grieving and pushing you away, he is normal. This is a natural response to grief - especially if your boyfriend's family member died unexpectedly. These ideas for comforting your grieving boyfriend will help you understand what he's going through and show you how to console him through his grief.
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… Read More »How to Survive the Grieving Process After an Unexpected Loss