Archive for November 2011

More Tips for a Healthy Holiday

More suggestions to make this a healthy holiday season… Do something nice for someone else Donate a gift or money in the name of your lost loved one Laugh with family and friends about a positive memory of your lost loved one Share your concerns and apprehensions about the holiday season with a friend Release…

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Happy Thanksgiving

At our Thanksgiving HUGS program this year, we will be exchanging our favorite recipes and favorite food memories. Kate has shared this handwritten recipe from her mother Audrey. How do you honor the memory of your loved ones with special holiday food traditions? Please share your memories, traditions and recipes in the comments section below.…

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Resources around Veterans Day

Tomorrow we honor the men and women who have fought for our great nation. But in many cases, these patriots never return to American soil, and leave loved ones behind. For those left behind, there are a number of resources references in the following stories and organizations: http://www.cnn.com/2011/11/08/us/cnnheroes-war-widower/index.html?hpt=hp_c3 http://griefnet.org/resources/veterans.html http://www.veteransresources.org/2011/10/folds-of-honor-scholarship-fund-for-families-of-lost-or-wounded-veterans/ Would you like to share…

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The Holidays Are Upon Us – What's Your Plan?

It is November now and the busy holiday season is upon us. If this is your first or your thirty-first season after the death of your loved one, it might be helpful to thoughtfully consider your coping strategy for the holidays ahead. This blog will offer some suggestions over the next couple of months. The…

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