Supporting Grief

How to help a grieving friend and know what to say to comfort them.

Words of Sympathy

When it comes to offering words of sympathy, even close friends are at a loss for words. You may be wondering if you should say something. You might be worried about saying the wrong thing or coming across as insincere. It’s a fast way to get up to speed and/or refresh your memory. Some common …

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What You Need to Know About the Grieving Process to Comfort the Bereaved

Grief is a normal and healthy way to respond to a loss. Understanding the grieving process will help you to provide support to a grieving friend or family member. Most people go through these steps along the journey of accepting a loss: Shock or disbelief Denial Bargaining Guilt Anger Depression Acceptance and hope Symptoms of …

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Grief Quotes

Collecting grief quotes and words of sympathy is a little bit like panning for gold, you sift through all the quotes until you find just the perfect treasure and then you save it for just the right occasion. “Tragedy, sadness, loneliness and despair taught me that life is really a beautiful thing; if it wasn’t …

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