Ways to support someone who is grieving

Offer hope.  People who have gone through grieving often remember that it is the person who offered reassuring hope, the certainty that things will get better, who helped them make the gradual passage from pain to a renewed sense of life. Be careful, though, about being too glib, as doing so may make the bereaved … Continue reading

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How to Deal With a Disabled Child

Give yourself time to adjust.  Worries are normal, and okay. It’s a lot to take in. You will be able to handle it. Reach out to others.  Look to disabled people who can remember their own childhoods, and supportive parents of disabled people who accept their differences.. Both groups of people can offer advice and … Continue reading

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Best Ways to Support Someone with Depression

Become informed Not totally sure what depression is or what it means for your friend? A really great first step in helping your friend is to find out more about depression – which will help you better understand what they’re going through. Once you can understand depression’s symptoms, course and consequences, you can better support … Continue reading

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Ways To Show Your Compassion To Help Other People

Listen To be compassionate means to not just hear, but to listen to others. Making it a point to look someone in their eyes and provide feedback throughout the conversation shows active listening, a tremendous skill to have and one that can show compassion.. Smile Smiling at another person is one of the simplest ways … Continue reading

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