Monthly Archives: November 2011

Navigating Grief During the Holidays

Under normal circumstances, preparing for any holiday can be stressful as well as tiring. After a loss, our grief may be so painful that we question whether to celebrate the holidays at all. Guest author Dave Roberts offers some helpful suggestions for making the holidays a peaceful time again for you and your family.

What Doesn’t Kill Me Makes Me Stronger

Melissa Moore, a Comfort Zone Camper, lost her father to cancer just weeks before she began seventh grade. Looking back on the years that followed, she tells us what hurt, what helped, and how she has moved towards healing.

Relationships and Grief

It is widely known that men and women process emotions differently and being in a relationship with someone who has lost a loved one can be particularly challenging. Guest author Maureen Hunter shares some insight on how to respect and support each other through these differences.

Children’s Grief Awareness Day

Join Comfort Zone Camp on November 17, 2011 in raising awareness about the prevalence of childhood grief and ways to support young people and families who have suffered a loss. Here are some simple ways you can help to make a difference in the life of a grieving child or teen.

The One Where I Lie To My Friends

The truth about grief and loss is that they do not always come with pretty, neatly packaged feelings. Many of us have had thoughts that we may be afraid to share with others, for fear of what they may think of us, for fear that they may see how broken the loss has truly left us. One very honest woman shares her thoughts here, and helps us to see the many faces of grief.