Dealing with Grief and Fears

Grief is a part of life. This doesn't make it easy to deal with. Maybe you have a fear of dying. Perhaps you're dealing with the loss of a loved one. You are not alone. We're here to help.

3 months ago

Will I Be Happy Again After the Loss of My Spouse? 6 Tips to Help You Embrace the New You

Just after the loss of a spouse, we are often absolutely certain that we will never be happy again. Even if it felt remotely possible, being happy again would feel like an insult to our beloved…

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3 months ago

Why We Don’t Have to Live with Fear in Our 60s

We don’t have to live with fear! Many people may say they do not fear anything, and so they speak and defend themselves in all situations. They state they have no fear phobias, but in truth, the fears or worries that go into daily living cause us the most stress…

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3 months ago

On Regrets… A Book Review of The Midnight Library (A Library Like No Other)

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig is a worthwhile, thought-provoking and sometimes humorous read. Although his novel is set primarily in Bedford, England, the main character, Nora, does a form of time travel to several locations as she waffles…

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4 months ago

3 Myths About Green Burials: A Funeral Director’s Perspective

In funeral parlance, ‘green burial’ may be the most hyped phrase around. References to this ‘new’ and seemingly popular type of disposition seem to be everywhere these days, particularly in the press…

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4 months ago

Why Do Long-Term Couples Seem to Die Close Together?

Some people avoid any discussion of death and dying, but I have always found the subject fascinating.
You are here one minute and gone the next. Very strange. And much harder for all those around you than it is for you, yourself…

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4 months ago

How to Deal with Discrimination at Work

Thousands of people across the globe experience discrimination at work every year, so it’s important to know what to do if it happens to you. To discriminate against someone means to treat them unfairly because of who…

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5 months ago

3 Ways to Leave a Legacy, Not a Mess!

When we hear the term “legacy” we often think of leaving millions of dollars to heirs, so most of us decide “well, that sure doesn’t apply to me!” and we stop thinking about it. However, the word legacy simply refers to passing…

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5 months ago

Facing Our Biggest Fears After 60: Health and Money

When we reach 60, 70 or 80 we are surprised we got here so quickly. We meant to make investment plans and take better care of ourselves along the way. What happened to the last 40 years? It’s scary, this aging thing. Besides time moving…

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5 months ago

It’s All on Me! Being Single Over 60 Doesn’t Mean You Need to Feel Overwhelmed

When an acquaintance, Michael, shared with me that he had lost his job at a small law firm, it opened a new level of communication between us. We talked about his new situation and he told me he was very appreciative of having my ear…

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5 months ago

Two Words That Help When Someone Experiences a Death or Loss

When someone in your life circle passes away, everyone in that circle feels the heaviness of grief in one way or another. It’s hard to know what to say to relatives, friends, or even acquaintances as they experience deep grief and loss…

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