The Naming of Emotions

The Naming of Emotions

When we grieve, our emotions will have their way with us. One person I spoke with described it as playing with that toy where things pop up, and you are supposed to hit it with your hammer before it disappears again. It’s like that with our emotions when we are...
Spring Is In The Air

Spring Is In The Air

Spring is in the air! The snow is melting, the trees are getting new buds, and the sun finally has some warmth. A reason for joy! That is a reason for joy for most of us. Our grievers might experience it differently. Spring is a time for yard work, bringing families...
COVID-19

COVID-19

They are called “Long- Haulers” People who have contacted COVID and have lingering symptoms. We at Hospice have been providing support to them. A safe place for them to talk about what they are going through. Of course, there is a lot of talk about the physical...
Self-Care Strategies for Valentine’s Day

Self-Care Strategies for Valentine’s Day

For those of us grieving the loss of a loved one, Valentine’s Day can be difficult. It can heighten the awareness of your loss. And it is everywhere. You can’t even go to the grocery store without being confronted with reminders of celebrations of love. There are...
Gratitude

Gratitude

We at Hospice talk about Self Care in all of our teachings. We know that we will not have enough bandwidth left over to care for another if we don’t care for ourselves first. We believe that practicing Self Care is essential. Truthfully, it can be hard to...