These are all great blog posts and articles on grief, grieving, and the holidays. No matter if you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah or another holiday at this time of year- the ideas and message are the same. Grieve, remember, come up with new traditions while honoring and remembering the old ones. Very good advice: "Memories can sometimes… Continue reading The Holidays and Grieving…
I loved the movie and the book, ‘Pay it Forward. ' To think it took a child to start something amazing at his school. I also like Kevin Spacey as an actor and he played his role well. As a continuation of my article on ‘Compassion during the Holidays,' I would like this to be a… Continue reading Pay it Forward for the Holidays…..
by Victoria Brewster, MSW So, the holidays are only a few weeks away…. now is a time to think what does a client need? How can we best assist them? Personally, as the holidays are only a few weeks way, I find older clients need more, are sicker or are dying. Is it the time… Continue reading What is Best for the Client/Patient?
by Victoria Brewster, MSW The holidays bring up warm memories to some and for others makes them want to hide for the next 6 weeks. I have fond memories of childhood holiday gatherings with my family; the food, the baking, the decorating, buying gifts, wrapping the gifts, the general holiday spirit that is everywhere at… Continue reading The Holidays: A Difficult Time of Year for Many