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Pinterest Crafts: Fun and Therapeutic

Posted by Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers on Mar 28, 2017 8:00:00 AM

When you’re feeling down, there’s nothing quite like creating something special. We all love that positive rush of gathering the materials, getting your project organized, and giving it shape with your own two hands. When times are hard, we can lift our spirits with engaging crafts. Crafting holds many other benefits, such as improving dexterity and keeping your mind sharp. This is a therapeutic activity you can do at home and share with others.

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Topics: Hobbies

Achieving Greatness as a Widow

Posted by Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers on Mar 21, 2017 8:00:00 AM

It’s a beautiful experience to find the love of your life. Whether you had only a short time with them, or a lifetime, it is a fulfilling relationship that we hope everyone can experience. Unfortunately, it is the nature of this world that even the most loving human relationships come to an end. When a woman loses her husband, it can be a very challenging time. We hope to encourage you that life not only goes on, but it can still be satisfying and fulfilling. You still have the opportunity to find success, so let’s look at how you can reach new heights in your life.

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Topics: Coping with Grief, Celebrating, Widows

Spring Cleaning: 8 Ways to Improve Your Life Emotionally

Posted by Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers on Mar 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM

 

This time of year brings to mind the tradition of spring cleaning. But our homes aren’t the only place in need of a thorough scrubbing. This spring, give your mental health and disposition the attention they deserve. Here are some helpful pointers. If you’d like to make the process even more fun, ask a friend to help out—the same trick also works wonders for housework.

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Topics: Coping with Grief, Miscellaneous

Celebrate Your Name Week

Posted by Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers on Mar 7, 2017 8:00:00 AM

 

This week we celebrate something near and dear to everyone: our own names. Both gifted and inherited, our names often travel with us throughout our lives. Have you considered the meaning of the names you bear? There is a wealth of information available, and much of it is free and all of it is interesting. Take a moment to explore the resources available to learn more about where you and your name originate.

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Topics: Celebrating

The Simple and Free Gift of Kindness

Posted by Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers on Feb 28, 2017 8:00:00 AM

 

The world can be a dark and lonely place, but it doesn’t have to be. We all have within us the means to have a positive impact on other people. It’s easier to get caught up in our day to day responsibilities, but with a little effort, we can live a life of kindness.

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Topics: Miscellaneous, Kindness

How to Set Goals for Yourself

Posted by Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers on Feb 21, 2017 8:00:00 AM

We’ve already discussed the benefits of setting goals and working toward them. Today we’re taking a look at the nuts and bolts of actually setting goals. Getting off to a good start in making goals will make it easier to achieve them. Let’s get started!

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Topics: Miscellaneous, Goals

6 Ways to Support a Widow on Valentine’s Day

Posted by Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers on Feb 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Widows are a precious part of any community. Regardless of the length of time since their loss, holidays can be a difficult time. This is especially true with a romantic holiday like Valentine’s Day. Do you know any widows in your life? This February, show them how much you care. Here are six ways that you can brighten a dear woman’s Valentine’s Day.

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Topics: Caring for Those Who Grieve, Holidays

8 Reasons Why You Should Start Knitting

Posted by Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers on Feb 7, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Knitting has always been positive, constructive activity. But, in recent years, its popularity has skyrocketed. A third of women between the ages of 25 and 35 currently knit or crochet. What is it about this hobby that attracts so many people? If you’re not already involved, there’s a good chance you’d enjoy it. Let’s take a look at 8 reasons why you should take up knitting!

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Topics: Goals, Hobbies, Knitting

5 Reasons to Set Goals for Yourself

Posted by Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers on Jan 24, 2017 8:00:00 AM
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Topics: Miscellaneous, Goals

Why You Should Celebrate Hunt for Happiness Week

Posted by Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers on Jan 17, 2017 8:00:00 AM

 

You did it! You made it through Christmas and into the New Year, and that isn’t always easy. If you’re feeling down, you’re not alone. This is a difficult time for many people, which is why the Secret Society of Happy People celebrates the Hunt for Happiness Week every January. Are you ready to make a positive change? Because here are some ways to find happiness in the New Year!

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Topics: Miscellaneous, Celebrating