5 Texts to Send to a Grieving Friend on Mother's Day

Whether your grieving friend lost their mom or is a grieving mom, there are many meaningful ways to comfort them. At Grief Coach, we love a simple text! Sending a text message is a quick, easy way to show your grieving friend you care about them on Mother's Day.

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5 Reasons Your Organ Procurement Organization or Tissue Bank Should Offer Bereavement Texts to Donor Families

As you support families through your organization's bereavement program, consider incorporating Grief Coach text messages as a part of your outreach. Here's why: 1. We offer personalized texts for sudden, traumatic deaths like the ones many of your donor families faced. 2. We help your donor families cope and make meaning. 3. We help donor families feel less alone by texting their supporters too! 4. We save you time and postage by texting donor families reminders of your organization's events. 5. We strengthen your relationship and reputation with donor families, so they see the process of donation as positive and worthwhile.

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Grief Coach Welcomes New Affiliate, The Grateful Death

Crystal Cannon Flores is an end-of-life doula who chose to pursue death care after being a caregiver for both of her parents. She says, "I confidently and wholeheartedly recommend Grief Coach to my clients because grieving is complicated and unique for each individual. Grief Coach teaches us how to support each other, how to speak to the grieving person, how to honor the departed and how to normalize the process—what a gift!"

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Grief Coach Welcomes New Affiliate, Dr. Karen Wyatt, Creator of End-of-Life University

Dr. Wyatt is looking forward to sharing Grief Coach with people, especially those supporting grievers. She says, "I value the fact that Grief Coach allows each person grieving to name supporters who will also receive text messages. Many times I see friends and loved ones who have the best intentions of offering ongoing support to the griever, but day-to-day life gets in the way and they simply don't remember important anniversaries and occasions."

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Grief Coach Welcomes New Affiliate, Chelsea Ohlemiller!

When it comes to being a Grief Coach affiliate, Ohlemiller says, “In a world of constantly evolving technology, I was so encouraged to hear about this text-based service offering grief support that is tailored to each person’s grief experience.” And no matter how long it’s been since your loved one died, Ohlemiller knows the value of ongoing support: “Grief Coach gives both new and experienced grieving hearts reminders, tips, and education to help support continued healing and hope. It makes grief feel survivable, especially when you feel like you have no one to talk to after a loss.”

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Grief Coach Welcomes New Affiliate, Educator's Heart Consulting!

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Educator's Heart Consulting uses emotional management strategies and trauma-informed teaching to help educators support their students, especially those who are at-risk, underprivileged, and under-resourced. Founder Cathy Peters also reminds teachers to tend to themselves through self-care, which is important now more than ever.

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5 tips for supporting your grieving loved one over the holidays

Happy Holidays! Or are they? The holiday season is filled with twinkling lights and cheerful music, but this may not be reflective of how your grieving loved one is feeling. In fact watching people planning social gatherings and family parties may make your loved one painfully aware that someone who used to be part of their celebrations, is no longer here. It is normal to feel helpless when you’re trying to support someone who is grieving during the holiday season. We hope these 5 tips will help!

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