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If you or someone you know are struggling with grief, reach out. Email community@waltercarter.com.au and we can point you in the right direction.

Coping with grief at Christmas

The tree is up. The decorations are out. The lights are twinkling. Everyone around you is spreading Christmas cheer. But if you’re grieving, Christmas can be tough. While it’s completely normal to feel sad, there are things you can do to make coping a little easier.

Coping with grief at New Year

New Year is a time for fresh beginnings, new goals and looking forward. It’s also a time for resolutions. But when you’re grieving the loss of a loved one, the traditional resolutions like losing weight, exercising more and drinking less coffee may not seem so important to you. As you step into the New Year, think about making the following resolutions to help ease your grieving process.

Coping with grief on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a favourite day for those in love. But if you’re grieving the loss of a spouse, fiancé or partner, coping with the day can be emotionally taxing. The key to making it through Valentine’s Day is to do what works best for you. Here are a few things you might like to try.

Managing grief on Mother’s Day

Whether you’re young or old, single or married, a parent or not, losing your mother is one of the most emotional experiences you will ever go through. So Mother’s Day can bring up a lot of feelings. And for those mothers who have lost a child, it can also be a very difficult day. Here are some things you can do to help make coping with Mother’s Day a little easier.

Managing grief on Father’s Day

Father’s Day can bring up a lot of feelings. If you’re struggling with grief on Father’s Day, know that you’re not alone. Here are some things you can do to help make coping with the day a little easier.

End of life choices

Big issues confront people when they are faced with the prospect of their own death or that of a loved one. End of life questions will inevitably arise and planning comes to the fore. Here are some things to consider when making end of life planning decisions.

For more information about coping with grief, please contact the Walter Carter Funerals team.

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