Categories for Grief

Music and the Grieving Process: Songs as Tools for Healing

August 22, 2019

Having compassion is a must to work for funeral homes in Clark County, WI. Families will come to you during one of the worst times in their lives seeking guidance for everything from burial services to memorial planning. When emotions are running high, you have to be the one with a level head on your shoulders for the time being. But what if you’re someone who’s lost a loved one recently? Whether you choose to go through the stages of grief on your own or with a group, keep the healing power of music in mind. Harmonies and melodies have... View Article

Celebrating Life with the Help of a Funeral Planner in Clark County, WI

July 23, 2019

When it’s time to celebrate the life of a loved one, there are many options available. It’s important to keep in mind that traditional funeral services are not the only way to celebrate a life. A funeral planner in Clark County, WI can help you plan the service that is ideal for your loved one and the people he or she left behind. Consider the following as you plan the celebration of your loved one’s life. Asking these questions can help you determine the type of celebration that would be appropriate for your situation. What is a celebration of life?... View Article

Seven Things No One Tells You About Losing a Parent

July 6, 2019

On some level, we all know it’s an inevitable event—one day, we will lose our parents. And yet, the expected is still so unexpected. We see this every day at funeral homes in Clark County, WI. No matter the circumstances, it’s tough to truly prepare for this loss. In fact, you will probably encounter some emotions and situations that you didn’t expect. Here are seven things you should know that no one has probably told you yet. Grief Can Be a Tsunami You’ll be going about your day, and grief will hit you like a wave. This is normal. Grief... View Article

Why Experts Talk About Symptoms, Not Stages, of Grief

March 25, 2019

Have you heard of the five stages of grief? This idea of a common progression of grief stages was introduced in the late 1960s and is still popular today. Unfortunately, it is misleading. While many people experience common symptoms of grief, we don’t all follow the same neat path on a journey of mourning. Experts at funeral homes in Clark County, WI have come to realize that we should look at symptoms, not stages, of grief. This allows for individual differences in grieving and acknowledges the meandering path grief can take. Rather than progressing through the five stages (denial, anger,... View Article

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Why It’s Important to Mourn

January 25, 2019

There are few things that are more traumatizing or confusing than the loss of a loved one. If you’ve recently experienced the passing of someone close to you, you may be wondering how to approach the process of grieving their loss and moving forward with your life in a healthy and productive manner. If you’re experiencing grief, it’s important to realize that mourning is a process. That being said, no two people mourn in exactly the same way. However, grief tends to follow a recognizable pattern, as we see all the time at our funeral home in Clark County, WI.... View Article

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