Technology has given us the give of digital pictures and videos. Take advantage of all the tools at your disposal to record every favourite habit and expression of your beloved pet using this storehouse of advice.
If you're like me, you may be tempted to overeat after the death of a pet. But prehaps you're someone who just has no appetite at all during bereavement. Whatever your food challenges, we have some guidance to help you make good nutrition choices even when you cannot think past the next hour.
You won't be able to survive pet loss if you aren't able to get enough REMs each day. Yet during pet loss, deep, restful sleep can be fleeting for some, while others struggle with an irressitable desire to stay in bed all day. Don't sleepwalk through this. Use our guide to being well through proper sleep.
You find yourself in the midst of having to deal with the death of an animal companion - how do you care for yourself so that you don't fall apart? Our guide to protecting your emotional wellbeing during this time will help.
Promote a sense of calm and physical wellbeing by maintaining good movement habits through exercise, yoga, and getting into nature. Your body will thank you and you'll be better equipped to handle the emotions of pet loss throughout every stage of grief.
Know someone going through pet loss? Offer your support and compassion in ways that are positive and meaningful. This guide provides the practical and mindful ideas you need to be a source of peace and comfort.
Getting the emotional support that will help you through your pet grief can be a challenge - especially when the world doesn't take your loss seriously. But pet loss support groups and therapists who specialize in pet grief will provide the targeted and sensitive guidance that will help you get through this. Check out our local pet grief therapy and pet loss support group listings here.
Grief will take a toll on your body. Caring for your physical wellbeing by eating well, getting enough sleep, and moving mindfully will be key to finding your way through your pet loss without experiencing a breakdown. Our guide will give you tools to do this even when your brain is too foggy to navigate the pitfalls.
There are so many things to consider in the wake of pet loss, but loving on yourself is the first order of business. We've put together a guide with practical ideas to care for both your heart and your body during this difficult time.
Rituals like memorial services, milestone markers, and other mindful practices can be extremely useful in healing through pet grief. These ideas may make the process smoother for you.