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O'Connor Mortuary · 10M ago

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O'Connor Mortuary · 11M ago

Look & Laugh, but Don’t TALK About Death: Halloween & Death Exposure

Before you think that I am anti-Halloween because of the ideas expressed below, I want to ...
O'Connor Mortuary · 1Y ago

Say “Died”: Don’t Lie to Kids About Death

    Talking to kids about grief is a classic example of ways adults over-complicate, over-think, and over-explain the ideas of death and what it’s like to miss someone. Talking about death i...
O'Connor Mortuary · 1Y ago

“But, it’s been 10 years …” Grieving a Long Ago Loss

|| This month I am sharing a unique experience I had at a grief workshop where a 10 year old loss came flooding back to me in a deeply profound and changing way. I’m excited to share it with...
O'Connor Mortuary · 1Y ago

Keeping the Grief Box Open

|| This month’s blog looks at unique and proactive ways to unpack the closed grief boxes in order to help create connection and more meaningful support.                         3 Ways to Kee...
O'Connor Mortuary · 1Y ago

Forget About Closure: A New Way to Look at Grief

  The word “closure” is a tricky and usually misused word. Taken from it’s Latin root “clausura,” literally meaning “to close,” the word is often used to signify what we expect or hope peopl...
O'Connor Mortuary · 1Y ago

Death Died a Long Time Ago

As Easter approaches and Spring continues to bloom all over our beautiful county, my heart and eyes behold the hope of this season; the hope of life. A favorite song of mine growing up had t...
O'Connor Mortuary · 1Y ago

How Long Does Grief Last? The Surprising Answer

We all want to know how long something terrible is going to last, knowing gives us a sense of control over the unknown and comforts us with the confident knowledge of an end. But grief is ve...
O'Connor Mortuary · 1Y ago

Grief During the Holidays: 5 Ways for Adults and Children to Remember

Each year as we prepare for and pass by our Candlelight Service of Remembrance I am confronted with the multitudes of losses experienced in our community in just 1 year. I think of these fam...
O'Connor Mortuary · 1Y ago

A Crash Course in Listening: 3 Do’s and Don’ts

  One of the biggest concerns people have when they encounter a bereaved individual isn’t (strangely enough) how the bereaved person is doing, but “what do I say to them?” The secret to “wha...