Monday's Moments

February 18 2019

This month we’ve spoken about how love heals and is celebrated as we remember our loved ones and care for ourselves. This week, we’re going to talk about recognizing how loss teaches us to love. Wh...
By Dar Bellissimo
Monday, February 18, 2019

February 11 2019

Love Heals. Love is Celebrated.  Last week we spoke about how love heals as we remember with love and yesterday we celebrated that at our Remembering with Love: A Ceremony Honoring Your Loved ...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, February 11, 2019

February 4 2019

Our theme this month is Love Heals. Love is Celebrated.  If you’re grieving the loss of a loved one, one way love heals is by remembering with love. To that end, we hope you join us this Sunda...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, February 4, 2019

January 28 2019

The fifth and final preferred way for grievers to receive support is Experiencing Physical Touch. These people benefit from hugs, walks alongside one another and leaning in conversations. Always re...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, January 28, 2019

January 21 2019

We’re continuing with a third preferred way to support grievers who have the love language of Hearing Words of Affirmation. For these people, kind words of encouragement are helpful. These words ar...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, January 21, 2019

January 14 2019

How Do You Speak Grief? As we discussed last week, based on Dr. Gary Chapman’s five love languages, Dr. Alan Wolfelt believes we each have one of five preferred ways for others to support us in our...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, January 14, 2019

January 7 2019

Our theme this month is How Do You Speak Grief? According to Dr. Gary Chapman, author of The Five Love Languages book, we each feel most loved by others in one of these five ways: Receiving Gift...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, January 7, 2019

Previous Posts

December 31 2018

We wish you a Happy New Year’s Eve! As you navigate this holiday, here are the P’s of our BERP tips: Plan ahead with several options Participate or Pass, it’s your choice and only for now, it c...

December 24, 2018

For those of you celebrating, Merry Christmas Eve! For those of you grieving a loved one, we hope you find some Meaningful Moments and make new Memories today. To help you find healing, we’ll conti...

December 17 2018

Moving to the E of the BERP Tips for healing through the holidays we have: Expect hope, love, light and life to appear, if only briefly, AND different experiences for yourself and others Setti...

December 10 2018

As we continue with our theme of Meaningful Memories and Moments, we’ll begin with the B of the BERP tips to remember through the holidays: Balance grieving and participating with life AND havin...

December 3 2018

Our theme this month is Meaningful Memories and Moments! When you’ve lost a loved one, the holiday season can be challenging. You think about the Meaningful Memories and Moments you had with your l...

November 26 2018

Tomorrow is National Day of Giving. #GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back. On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, charities, families, businesses, community centers and students aroun...

November 19 2018

A counselor ed class of Penn State graduate students recently spent a couple of hours asking one another meaningful questions such as: What is something very few people know about you? Did your her...