Grief Support

Grief Expressions & the Possibility of Complicated Grief

October 14th, 2015 by Passare


The expression of grief is one of the oldest and most universal experiences in life. Sometimes expressions of grief and mourning fit into a cultural or religious context. At other times, grief is a highly personal and individual experience. One of the disadvantages of dealing with grief on your own is that it can be […]

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How Personal Rituals Can Help Alleviate Grief

July 16th, 2015 by Passare


The car was washed once a week when he was alive. Now that he was gone, his wife continued the tradition, even though she didn’t drive the car herself. Another bereaved spouse whose wife had passed away years before remembered her by continuing to go to the hairdresser’s on the first Saturday of every month, […]

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Remembering a Loved One Who Has Died

July 6th, 2015 by Team-Passare

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Ceremonies, traditions, and rituals help us to express our deepest thoughts and feelings about life’s most important events. Ceremonies like graduations, weddings, and baptisms involve traditions and rituals that help us mark special occasions. When a loved one has died, rituals and traditions can also help us mark a special occasion and remember our loved […]

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Best Ways to Comfort a Grieving Child

February 26th, 2015 by Passare


Grieving the loss of a loved one is one of the most challenging human experiences. Grief can bring confusing and conflicting emotions, especially for children. Even very young children feel the loss a loved one. They often learn how to express grief by watching adults around them.

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Is Grieving Online the ‘New Normal?’

December 16th, 2014 by Evan Caroll


  Have you noticed a lot of people are using social media to help them deal with loss? In a recent story Passare expert Evan Carroll explains why it’s not just a trend, it’s the “new normal” for many of us living in the digital age.

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Writing a Comforting Condolence Letter

December 11th, 2014 by Passare


When someone you care about passes away, finding the right words to express your feelings isn’t easy. Yet writing a condolence letter may be an important step toward healing. It can be an inspiring way to offer support to someone grieving.

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