“I can’t do art, I’m not an artist!”
I hear this phrase often when I introduce art in grief counseling. Perhaps you’ve thought or even said this before. We sometimes think that in order to do art, we must first be
It happened so long ago it’s difficult to remember. I can remember sitting in the dining hall after I found out, foggy, detached, watching someone eat soup. I remember the spoon moving up and down, almost in slow motion, and
It is challenging to be a caregiver, but it is an extra obstacle trying to do it from a distance. Creating a contact list, collecting important information, making visits productive, looking into public benefits online, getting help with managing the
Grief is exhausting.
In addition to the various emotions that come with grief, we may also notice other changes, including physical and mental stress. Things that used to be easy might feel more difficult. Grief impacts our entire being, which can
Palliative care is also known as supportive care. Many people believe it is the same as hospice care and it means end of life, but it is different. Palliative care offers medical and related treatment towards living as well and
For my family, it happened during New Year’s Day supper. In one moment, we were gathering for a light meal to celebrate the New Year as a family, and two hours later I was meeting with an emergency department physician,