Bereavement Counseling Program Article on Sadness and Joy of the Holidays

Good article about the mixture of joy of the holidays and grief of past loss.  It is very common for these two emotions to interwine during the holidays as one finds joy but also sadness if memory of lost loved ones.  The intensity can vary as well depending on how fresh the wound is.

Grief during the holidays is very common. Please also review our bereavement counseling program
Grief during the holidays is very common. Please also review our bereavement counseling program
The article, “When Grief at Holiday Time Overlaps with Joy” by Janna Farley states
“It’s a time of tradition, tasty treats, and holiday cheer. But for people mourning the loss of a loved one, the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas — the fabled “most wonderful time of the year” — is often anything but. Grief around the holidays can be the most difficult grief of all.”
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If you would like to learn more, please review the article and also please review our bereavement counseling program.

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