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Our Weekly Tip: Use the Hierarchy of Needs to Overcome Grief

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs pyramid helps you handle the basics first

Our Tip of the Week: When you’ve experienced a loss, it can be difficult to take care of yourself in the aftermath. Failing to take care of your own needs may lead to depression and loss of self-identity in the long … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: Turn Your Grief Into a Gratitude Meditation

Use this simple process to turn painful thoughts into evolutionary tools

Our Tip of the Week: Grief and loss are deeply intertwined. Why would we grieve anyone if we felt that there was no loss? It can be useful to notice, then, what has been lost. The first thing that may … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: Writing an Ethical Will or Heart Will

Leaving a written record of your values and beliefs

Our Tip of the Week:  A testamentary will — the type of will with which most people are familiar — is a legal document clarifying your intentions regarding the distribution of your property and the care of any minor children … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: Designating Beneficiaries To Take Care Of Your Assets

Plan ahead for the distribution of your assets after your death

Our Tip of The Week: Most retirement plans, annuities and life insurance policies let you designate beneficiaries who will take control of your assets after you’re gone. By designating beneficiaries, your estate will not have to go through probate — … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: One Last Letter to Your Loved Ones

When you've grieving the loss of someone, letters are a powerful tool

Our Tip of the Week: Psychologists and psychotherapists often tell their clients to express their emotions in writing, specifically in letter form. This has proven to be an effective method for resolving interpersonal problems. Often, simply expressing everything you feel … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: Preparing for Your Full Military Funeral Honors

If you're a military veteran, you have some free burial benefits

Our Tip of the Week: If your loved one or you served in the military, free military honors benefits might be available. Check your eligibility today to prepare the necessary paperwork. The U.S. military is required by law to provide … Continue reading

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