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How do Hope Heroes get their start?

If you’ve ever felt uncertain about what is helpful to say or do to support people experiencing a deep loss, worry no more. The Hope …

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Confession is good for the soul.

Without hesitation, I confess that when I discover something that has a positive impact on my life; I talk about it often. I’m eager for …

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How do you hold onto courage while grieving your health?

Whether it’s the result of a diagnosis, an accident or the effects of aging, our health can evaporate in a flash. We grieve the loss …

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Family

Sappy Mother’s Day

There is no point in pretending otherwise. For many, Mother’s Day is difficult. If not for you, it is emotive for someone you know who is …

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Family

Honoring the Memory of Loved Ones at Special Occasions

It’s inevitable. There will an occasion — a special family event — when you confront again, the unavoidable and crushing reality. Your special person(s) will …

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Family

3 Secrets to Navigating the Grief Journey with your G.P.S.

It was my worst nightmare. Receiving news that my son, Jordan, had died was the very thing I prayed would never happen. Losing my child …

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Grief and Hope in Trinidad

Hello. I’m Desi-Ann, I grew up in a matriarchal home, so everything was about mummy. My father lived with us for only a few years …

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3 Ideas to be a Hope Hero at Christmas

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Will you accept a love dare?

No matter how small, your offer of love and your patient presence create a pathway to hope for a grieving soul. Inspiring Hope Heroes (grief …

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I Don’t Know What to Say – How to Speak Words of Empathy to the Bereaved

You can’t fix the pain of someone’s loss, but with empathy you can help to carry it.   How is it possible to help carry …

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Hope

Friends Don’t Let Friends Grieve Alone

But what if you’re only acquaintances? You’ve got your own loss to navigate. You may not feel brave enough to reach out. Can you defer to …

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Hope

Seen. Heard. Loved.

Not just once, but twice it happened. The first time was mildly disappointing but the second time stung. Between the span of ten months, a …

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