Tag Archives: Coping with grief during the holidays

How Can Caregivers Practice Self-Care During the Holidays? An Interview with Judy Long, Part Two

A hospital chaplain offers tips and calming techniques for caregivers

Today, SevenPonds speaks with Judy Long, an educator and chaplain at UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco. In her role as a chaplain, she communicates with patients, families, caregivers, physicians and nurses to find the best possible care plan. Judy … Continue reading

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Sharing Grief During the Holidays

A pastor in Wisconsin held a special service to acknowledge parishioners' grief

The holidays come with a host of expectations. Perhaps the most ubiquitous of these is the feeling that we must put a smile on our faces no matter how we feel. This “forced cheer” can be difficult for anyone under … Continue reading

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Wishing Our Readers a Most Precious Christmas Day

"Christmas isn't a season. it's a feeling." - Edna Ferber
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Coping with Grief During the Holidays

Tips to help you care for yourself and enjoy your loved ones during this family-centric holiday week

Holidays often lend an acute awareness to a loss, whether we experienced the loss of a loved one just months ago or decades ago. Re-living the routines they were once part of and interacting with all the people who knew … Continue reading

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