Though you should reach out to others as you do the work of mourning, you should not feel obligated to accept the unhelpful responses you may receive from some people. You are the one who is grieving, and as such, you have certain "rights" no one should t…
Though you should reach out to others as you do the work of mourning, you should not feel obligated to accept the unhelpful responses you may receive from some people. You are the… http://family.archomaha.org/resources/2015/08/grieving-persons-bill-rights/
Only when we first help ourselves can we effectively help others. Caring for yourself is one of the most important—and one of the most often forgotten—things you can do as a caregiver. Here's a list of ideas on how to get started today.
Be gentle with yourself.
Remind yourself that you are an enabler not a magician. We cannot change everyone else … we can only change how we relate to them.
Find a hermit spot. … http://family.archomaha.org/resources/2015/08/care-caretaker/
At a loss for words when trying to comfort someone grieving? This quick guide to is a great reference for appropriate words to say so you don't offend or minimize a person's grief.
Cliché: “You must be strong for your children (spouse, relatives, friends, etc).”
Instead, try: Why not share your feelings with your children? Perhaps you can lean on one anot… http://family.archomaha.org/resources/2015/08/avoiding-cliches-grief/
We invite you to share your story. "Make your light shine, so that others will see the good that you do and will praise your Father in heaven."
We invite you to share the story of how your life or that of a family member has been impacted by God through the work of the Center for Family Life Formation. Each year we hear c… http://family.archomaha.org/success-stories/2015/07/author-here/