Grief And Bereavement

The Legality of Roadside Memorials

The Legality of Roadside Memorials

Learn the pros and cons of spontaneous memorialization along our nation's roadways and whether you can legally erect a roadside memorial. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 33,654 fatal motor vehicle crashes occurred in the...

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Great Proverbs About Death and Mourning

Having a hard time expressing grief after a loved one's death? These sayings about death, grief, and mourning from different cultures may help you. While words can never fully express how much someone means to us, language can still provide...

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Getting Through Grief and Letting Go

Read these tips to help you overcome and let go of grief. The grief process can take a lot of time, but it's an important process to go through. Letting go of grief is no easy task. Grief is something you might be holding tight to—a reminder...

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Grief and Bereavement

How do you express grief when mourning the death of someone you care about? Explore healthy ways to handle the emotions and find support that can help.

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Tips to Help Yourself in Times of Grief

Explore these 10 tips to help yourself through times although it's easy to become overwhelmed as you work through the many phases of grief. Grief is a journey you must endure after the loss of a loved one. It's easy to become overwhelmed as you...

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Why Mourners Place Stones on Jewish Graves

Learn about the possible origins of the ancient Judaic practice of leaving a visiting stone on the headstone or gravesite of a deceased loved one. For thousands of years, human beings have used rocks and stones of varying sizes in their burial...

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The Four Phases and Tasks of Grief

Learn about two grief-related concepts or theories involving the four phases of grief and the four tasks of mourning to help the grieving. While many people have heard of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and her "DABDA concept" of the five stages of grief...

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The Legality of Roadside Memorials

Learn the pros and cons of spontaneous memorialization along our nation's roadways and whether you can legally erect a roadside memorial. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 33,654 fatal motor vehicle crashes occurred in the...

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Your To-Do List After a Loved One Dies

A checklist-style overview of survivor responsibilities helps you prioritize and keep track of what needs to be done after the death of a loved one. Although your grief after the death of a friend or family member can make it difficult to...

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How to Help When a Friend Is Grieving

Read some tips on how to help a grieving friend and the proper way to offer your condolences when they are dealing with death. Watching a friend grieve the death of a loved one is hard. You might not know what to say or do. You might fear to say the...

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