Mesothelioma Diagnoses: Understanding Grief and Acceptance

Passing away unexpectedly in a deep sleep is how most people envision their transition into the afterlife. No one wants a prolonged battle with a disease as they age. However, thousands of people deal with a cancer-linked diagnosis every year across the globe. Mesothelioma, in particular, is a difficult diagnosis for everyone involved. The emotional toll is significant for the patient and loved ones. Grief is an emotion that must be explored as people work through their emotions surrounding a serious diagnosis. Learn more about coping so that the journey isn’t too strenuous. Understanding the Diagnosis Mesothelioma is an ailment that impacts the lung lining. Cancerous tumors develop in the lining, which leads to breathing difficulties over time. This disease…

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Ways for Parents to Help Children Cope with Bereavement

Have you recently lost a loved one? Losing a loved one is hard for anyone, but for a child/young person, the feelings are even more intense. Children/ Young people experience and express their grief differently from grown-ups. They tend to move in and out of grief and symptoms can come and go especially through life’s milestones such as starting school, graduating, getting married or buying a house. Having less experience in dealing with a crisis, their coping skills are a lot simpler. Therefore the child/young person will need accurate, factual information with the freedom to ask a question and to express their feelings. They should be included in the decision making process and will need time to explore and come…

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