Author: Patti Cox

Hope for the Thanksgiving Holiday

The holidays can be an especially difficult time of year for those who are grieving. Author Patti Cox writes about how to cope when everyone around you seems happy and full of holiday cheer, making you want to just skip the holidays all together.

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Finding a Balance: Self Care Quiz

Grievers often spend a lot of time taking care of the “business” of grief, and adjusting to the new responsibilities that follow, and overlook taking care of themselves. Author Patti Cox provides a self care quiz for you to see how well you are doing at finding balance in your life after loss.

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Turning to Friends to Aid with Grief

After a loss, your friends and family want to help, but don’t necessarily know what to do, nor do they necessarily offer the same support skill sets. Author Patti Cox talks about the three support roles people play, and how it’s important to give your friends/family permission and guidance on how they can help.

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Benefits of Grief Support Groups

In a culture that often avoids talking about death, grief and bereavement, support groups provide an opportunity to share and process your grief, and connect with others living with loss. Author Patti Cox talks about the healing benefits of peer groups, no matter where you are in your grief journey.

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