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Grief is unpredictable. Navigating the ups and downs of loss can be challenging. Our expert Judi’s House clinicians compiled activities to help families talk about grief at home.
These activities are tailored to different ages and new activities are posted regularly.
- Connection ActivitiesConnection can help when feeling isolated and alone in grief. These activities invite you to connect to yourself, others, and your special person who died. Read More
- Continuing ActivitiesRe-engaging in life without someone special can bring up many different reactions in grief. These activities can help a family work together on integrating the loss. Read More
- Support ActivitiesGrief is not a process that should happen in isolation. Identifying key supports since the death can help relieve the feeling you have to handle it on your own. Read More
- Communication ActivitiesGrief can be hard to talk about, especially when you don’t know where to start. The following activities can relieve pressure on how to begin or revisit a conversation about grief within your family. Read More
- Coping ActivitiesGrief can be hard and messy! Coping, or doing things to help us feel better, is a necessary topic to explore so we can help each other manage big grief reactions. Read More
- Honoring ActivitiesThere are times when we wish the deceased were here to experience special moments. Although they are not here physically, it helps to find ways to continue to include them in our lives. Read More
- Self-Care ActivitiesFinding time and space to take care of yourself can seem impossible after a death loss, especially when considering all the other stressors going on in daily life. Use these activities to start practicing self-care. Read More
- Kindness ActivitiesDid you know being kind to others can be a healthy coping skill? When we practice acts of kindness, it can release “feel good” chemicals in our brain. In this way, when we help others, we also help ourselves! Read More