4 Steps to Plan Your Own Funeral & Make Things Easier on Your Family

4 Steps to Plan Your Own Funeral & Make Things Easier on Your Family
By Brad Krause
brad@selfcaring.info

One of the most responsible and loving things you can do for your family is to plan your own funeral and burial. Your passing will be emotionally devastating to your loved ones, and it will help them immensely to be […]

You Fool Yourself

You Fool Yourself

You fool yourself. You believe you’re safe. You believe there’s time. More time.
You should know better. Life has revealed her truth to you many times. And yet, it is easy to forget. And in some ways important to forget. Life would be too raw, too frightening, too blindingly stark, and we might be paralyzed […]

Better Self-Care for a Better Transition After Loss

Better Self-Care for a Better Transition After Loss
By Brad Krause
selfcaring.info/

You’re okay. It may not seem that way right now, but you are. Grief and all the emotions that come with losing someone will keep you from seeing it, but you’re reading this, that’s one step closer to being even more okay.

After your loss, it will […]

By |August 1st, 2019|Bereavement Care, Death, Grief Counseling|0 Comments

Join me at the National Association of Memoir Writer’s Virtual Book Club

Join Me at the National Association of Memoir Writer’s Virtual Book Club
Join me at the National Association of Memoir Writer’s Virtual Book Club on Thursday, July 11th at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

I’ll be discussing The Healing Journey of Writing and Editing Your Memoir:
Starting at such a young age, one would think I would have published […]

Writers of the World: Video Discussion on Growing Through Grief

Be Sure to Watch! Writers of the World: A Video Discussion on the Topic of Growing Through Grief

Writers of the Word: Growing Through Grief

Please join me on Monday, June 24th at 5:30 Pacific, 8:30 Eastern, when I join Dr. Mary Plouffe, Iris Waichler, and Laurie Kahn for a discussion on Growing Through Grief.

By |June 24th, 2019|Bereavement Care, Death, Grief Counseling|0 Comments

Initiating End of Life Conversations with Loved Ones

Initiating End of Life Conversations with Loved Ones
Death is an inevitable part of life, yet it tends to bring up fear and avoidance in most people.

Despite the difficult nature of the subject, openly discussing death allows for end-of-life arrangements to easily be made, which can prevent issues down the road.

You may feel that you need […]

By |May 22nd, 2019|Bereavement Care, Death, End of Life Care|0 Comments

Help Your Loved One Handle the Financial Decisions that Come With the Loss of a Spouse

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Help Your Loved One Handle the Financial Decisions that Come With the Loss of a Spouse
When seniors go through the loss of their spouse, the major life changes that follow can be overwhelming.

Between the emotional adjustment to life without their partner to the more practical matters like handling financial decisions, it’s a lot […]

By |April 1st, 2019|Bereavement Care, Death, End of Life Care|0 Comments

WORK THROUGH YOUR PETTY GRUDGES

WHY RIGHT NOW IS THE BEST TIME TO WORK THROUGH YOUR PETTY GRUDGES
 

My dad is a big fan of celebrations. He says if people aren’t gathering for a wedding, a graduation, or a birthday, it’s a funeral. “At funerals, people cry and say ‘we should get together,’” he says. “And then the next time they […]

By |March 25th, 2019|Bereavement Care, Love and Relationships|0 Comments

Guest post – You Should Consider Moving After the Loss of A Loved One

Why You Should Consider Moving After The Loss Of A Loved One

Lucille Rosetti, info@thebereaved.org.

While the loss of a loved one and moving are considered two of life’s greatest stressors, the change that comes with immersing yourself in a new environment can be good for your mental health in more ways than one. However, uprooting […]

How To Boost Your Mental Health And Make A Little Extra Money

How To Boost Your Mental Health And Make A Little Extra Money

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There are few among us who couldn’t use a little mental health boost from time to time. And with daily stresses eating away at our emotional state, it’s important to implement self-care as much as possible. It can be difficult […]

By |March 14th, 2018|Bereavement Care|7 Comments