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Grief & Healing

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We support you in your time of grief.

With our online grief support, you can be assured of our dedication to assisting you during these challenging times. We are available at all hours of the day and on all days of the week if you want assistance. You may access online counseling services, participate in group grief support, or watch our interactive films at any time: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. No matter how you feel right now, you have our promise that you will never be alone.

Grief Support Guide

There is no right or wrong way to grieve, regardless of the sort of loss you’ve experienced. However, knowing the phases and varieties of grieving may develop healthy coping mechanisms.

Grief is a normal, natural reaction to loss. It is an emotional pain you experience when something or someone you care about is taken away. Loss may be excruciatingly painful at times. You may feel a range of challenging and unexpected feelings, such as astonishment or fury, as well as disbelief, remorse, and great grief. Grief can also interfere with your physical health, making it difficult to sleep, eat, or even think clearly. These are typical emotions of loss– the greater the loss, the more severe you are grieving.

Coping with losing someone you love is one of life’s biggest challenges. You may associate grieving with the death of a loved one—often the cause of the most intense type of grief.

  • 01

    Accept some loneliness, but don’t recede too far.

    Loneliness is entirely normal, but it is essential not to become overly isolated. Instead, reach out to individuals and support groups who are at ease with grieving and will allow you to progress your emotions.

  • 02

    Be gentle with yourself!

    Avoid judging yourself for not “doing better” or “keeping it together.” It will get simpler to feel like your usual self over time. Exhaustion, both physical and emotional, is typical. Consider setting up a goal of going to bed and waking up every day. Allow yourself adequate rest to avoid the burdensome process of mourning.

  • 03

    Take care of your mental health and spiritual needs.

    Make time to connect with things that inspire you and help you preserve your feeling of meaning and purpose through spiritual practice or a creative outlet. Set simple, attainable short-term goals to avoid being overwhelmed. You may keep a journal, compose a song or poetry, or send a letter to a loved one.

  • 04

    Learn ways you can support people you love through grief.

    Guilt, rage, despair, and fear are all dominant emotions. Supporting a loved one can be challenging. Don’t put pressure on your loved one to move on or make them feel as though they’ve been in mourning for too long. Your loved one requires confirmation that what they are experiencing is normal. Don’t pass judgment or take their grieving emotions personally, especially considering you are mourning the same person.

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    Get daily assistance to help you get through the day.

    Would you like a daily dose of motivation and inspiration? We’ve all been there. But, some days, you require a bit more brightness in your life. Sign up for daily newsletters to receive hope and encouragement sent to your inbox every morning. Visit our sign-up page for year-round assistance, support, and reminders to take care of yourself! Sign up below for year-round assistance, support, and reminders to take care of yourself!

    Grief Support Resources

    The emotional upheaval these trying times can cause is sometimes so overwhelming that even the support of friends and family may not help relieve the amount of sadness and grief you feel.
    At House Of Wright Mortuary we offer the following online grief resources:

    Center for Loss & Transition

    A leading provider of information and inspiration in the areas of illness and dying, loss and grief, healthy caregiving, life transition, and spirituality.

    Sesame Street’s When Families Grieve

    Educational content and interactive activities to help support children through their grief.

    Videos, resources, newsletter, and an online therapeutic grief program created by Dr. Jason Troyer.

    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

    Committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.

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