When someone we love dies it is not uncommon to have moments where we expect them to return to us. We absentmindedly set the table for two, or pick up the ringing phone and expect it to be their voice on the other end of the line. While not everyone who grieves will experience this magical thinking, it may help to know that it is normal, at least for a period of time.

A Different Kind Of New Year: Coping With Grief In “The Year of Firsts”

Offered Online May 2018 – April 2019 Facilitated by Heather Stang, Author of Mindfulness & Grief   The Dark Years Are Often Followed By Insight Sadder but wiser, you will find a way to reduce your suffering. At first in short bursts. Then for longer and longer periods of time. The grief-work you do will

A Year of Mindfulness for Grief

                        After a loved one dies, it is normal to experience a sense of yearning for them, and it is helpful for us to form new bonds as we adapt to our loss. From Mindfulness & Grief, Page 104

New Bonds