Posts tagged loss

Death Cleaning: So Much More Than A Final Tidy

Nobody likes to feel out of control. Which is why facing our own mortality and realizing we have no agency over when or how we will meet our end can be disorienting. Controlling our immediate environment, however, is within our power. Creating an orderly home, with a place for everything breeds contentment and studies show can actually help to lower stress. Tackling our household cleaning…

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Dealing with Grief: 5 Ways to Cope with Loss

There’s a fine line between grieving and allowing your emotions to affect your life and relationships, and it’s often tough to notice when we’ve crossed that line. Dealing with grief of any kind can take a different toll on everyone, but regardless of whether it’s the death of a loved one, a break up, or the loss of a friendship, the ways to cope remain…

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Option B: How to Cope When Option A Isn’t Available

When Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s daughter had an upcoming father/daughter dance, she begged and sobbed for her husband, Dave Goldberg, to go with her. It was the only thing Sandberg truly wanted, but she knew it would never come to pass; Goldberg had died unexpectedly two weeks earlier. When Option A isn’t available The tragedy of losing her husband sent Sandberg into a tailspin of…

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