The holidays can be a difficult time for those who grieve. Acknowledging this may help us to accept our reactions and tap into ways that make it easier to
When someone dies, it’s natural to worry about losing the memories you have of when they were alive. For this reason, it can be very helpful to find concrete ways to pay them tribute.
Grief is how we respond when we experience loss. Everyone experiences grief and many people associate grief with the death of someone close to them. Grief is also a common reaction when someone in their lives is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. Grief is complicated.
All Children’s Grief Centre counsellors have graduate degrees in counselling, social work and psychology and are certified through the Collage of Alberta Psychologists, the Alberta College of Social Workers, and the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Our professional counsellors are bound by their professional codes of ethics and our policies.
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No! You are encouraged to be creative in the type of activities you do such as walking outdoors, going for a walk at your local park or venturing out to the mountains (while practicing safe social distancing), or you can opt to stay indoors and use home exercising equipment such as treadmills, or following a YouTube walking video! Make it a family activity with the kids and your pets, or head out solo. The choice is up to you. Just be sure to be mindful and do your part in keeping our community safe.