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The Hard Times of Losing a Loved One

The Hard Times of Losing a Loved One

The heartache and devastation of losing someone you love can be shattering to your emotional well-being. At times, it can even impact you physically making it difficult to do the things that you normally do. Your life will forever be changed by the now missing piece of your puzzle. However, as bleak as it may seem now, the grief will eventually become more manageable.   Things to Know About Grief   The normal experience of processing the loss of a loved one is called grief. (Death is not the only thing that can cause one to grieve, but it is...

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When You Have to Put Your Pet to Sleep

When You Have to Put Your Pet to Sleep

While the decision is never an easy one, there may come a time when you have to do the humane thing and put your pet to sleep. The process of euthanasia will never be an easy one for a pet owner but being prepared can lessen the strain a little bit.

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There Is No Such Thing as Normal When Grieving

There Is No Such Thing as Normal When Grieving

  One of the worst things we can do when we are grieving the loss of a loved one is to put pressure on ourselves to behave in a way that others feel is "normal". If you want to go out for a very long walk, remaining in the air for hours, it is perfectly acceptable. If you want to have a good, loud cry, that is fine. There is no such thing as normal when we are struggling with grief. Though there are very recognizable "stages" in grief, and it can be incredibly therapeutic to read about them and...

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Is It Better to Keep Ashes?

Is It Better to Keep Ashes?

When we suffer a loss, our grief can make us yearn to hold on to the person we lost in any way that we can. We might refuse to give away their clothing, clean up their possessions or even deal with issues like canceling mail delivery. These are such final things, and they can each be very painful. This is also why so many people are torn over what to do with a loved one's ashes. While there are some instances when a decorative keepsake urn is used to house the ashes and keep them in a family home, not...

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Guide for Filling Cremation Jewelry

Guide for Filling Cremation Jewelry

      If you have purchased a piece of cremation jewelry or even several cremation jewelry pendants, it is likely due to the fact that you have decided to keep your loved one close to you, but in a discreet and deeply personal way. The different styles of cremation jewelry show that we can use special and beautiful symbols to help overcome our loss. Whether it is an urn necklace designed with a paw print, reminding us of our intense love for a family pet or a patriotic symbol for a loved one who passed while serving in the...

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