Hope Through the Holidays Workshop on November 17

| By Jodi Horton

The members of the Bereavement Department at Casa de la Luz Hospice invite you to attend a free Hope Through the Holidays Workshop on Thursday, November 17, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Through ritual and discussion, we will explore ways of coping during this especially stressful time of year. Refreshments will be served after the session.  In preparation […]

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Hope Through the Holidays Workshop

| By Jodi Horton

Casa de la Luz Hospice knows that the holiday season is often among the most emotionally challenging times for people who have experienced a major loss in their lives.  Each year, our bereavement department hosts a Hope Through the Holidays workshop to help you during this difficult time of year. We invite you to join us to learn […]

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Finding the Courage to Face Your Grief

| By Jodi Horton

Many years ago a friend said to me, “True courage is not the absence of fear, but the willingness to proceed in spite of it.”  I don’t know the origin of that statement, but it felt very right and true at the time.  Dr. Brené Brown, in her book I Thought It Was Just Me […]

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Facing Your Grief

| By Jodi Horton

Written by Carol Miller, Bereavement Coordinator for Casa de la Luz Hospice I recently read something from Dr. Brené Brown’s book “Rising Strong: The Reckoning. The Rumble. The Revolution.” about grief that really connected with me: “…grief is perhaps the emotion we fear the most.  As individuals, we’re afraid of the darkness grief brings.  As […]

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Register Now for Mind-Body Medicine Skills Group for Grieving Adults

| By Jodi Horton

A loved one dies.  We grieve.  Grief is the normal and natural response to a loss.  And, death, loss and grief are stressful.  The emotional roller coaster (and marathon) of grieving is very often physically and emotionally exhausting.  We are heartsick, sick with grief, heartbroken.  Research has found that although a normal and natural process, the […]

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Mind-Body Medicine Skills Group for Grieving Adults

| By Jodi Horton

A loved one dies.  We grieve.  Grief is the normal and natural response to a loss.  And death, loss and grief are stressful.  The emotional roller coaster (and marathon) of grieving is very often physically and emotionally exhausting.  We are heartsick, sick with grief, heartbroken.  Research has found that although a normal and natural process, […]

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