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Hope for the Holidays

The holidays can be difficult for anyone who is grieving. This holiday section comes to you from all of us at Mitchell-Jerdan with our best wishes.

Grief Support Articles

6 Tips on Growing Through the Holidays.
Caring for You, Caring for Them
Curing Holiday Blues
Marking Milestones
New Year, New Grace, New You

Ask the Experts

I Lost My Brother
Michael's Memory

Talk about Loss and Holidays

Loss of a Child
Loss of a Partner
Loss of a Parent
Coping with Holidays

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Curing Holiday Blues

While you might be by yourself a few nights this season, there is no reason to feel alone! If this holiday season you are feeling down, there is a simple cure for those dark night blues!

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Is it ok...

to skip the holidays? Be gentle on yourself. Feel free to skip parts of your holiday tradition this year if you are not feeling up to it. If sending Christmas cards is too painful right now, don't. Come to events late and leave early if you need to.

Holiday Memorials

Remember your loved one during the holidays with a special memorial or event. Memorial suggestions: Light a candle at the table, put a special ornament on the tree, or donate a favorite book to your local library.

Are You in the Holiday Spirit?

Is it time to run away from your parents, your partner's parents, your boss and your dog? Or is it time to host a holiday party to which you invite everyone you know? Take our new quiz to test your holiday personality!

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