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Dealing with Grief & Loss
New Wilmington church holds grief support after loss of two girls in I-80 crash WYTV
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (WYTV) - A church in New Wilmington opened its doors on Saturday, offering grief support after the loss of two girls earlier this month in ...
9 Tips For Dealing With Divorce Grief The Good Men Project
To get over your divorce, you've got to grieve.
Donation to local hospital helps grieving parents deal with the loss of a baby 13abc Action News
TOLEDO (WTVG) - The loss of a baby is something you never get over. But a donation to Mercy Health is working to help grieving parents in our region.
Neverending Grief, Revisited and Revised Lynchburg News and Advance
One autumn evening in 1999, I was driving with my 12-year-old daughter in the front passenger seat, when she asked me something about my childhood.
Support for Barho family the human thing to do TheChronicleHerald.ca
Some tragedies are simply too great to comprehend, and in times like these, unimaginable grief can't be processed in solitude.
Bereavement Researcher: We Must Do Better for the Grief-Stricken Next Avenue
Bereavement is an old-fashioned term, harking back to an era when family members who lost a loved one dressed in black, literally wearing their grief for Dr.
Exploring The Themes of Grief and Loss Through Video Games Gamasutra
Death is something we all have to face. Sooner or later it will affect us, directly or indirectly. It is simply a part of life. But we do not want to talk about it. Until I went ...
RHOBH Teddi Mellencamp Makes Shocking Allegations About Lisa Vanderpump Grieving The Loss Of Her Brother - Celebrity Insider
RHOBH Teddi Mellencamp Makes Shocking Allegations About Lisa Vanderpump Grieving The Loss Of Her Brother Celebrity Insider
The most recent episode of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills may not have been as explosive as the Season 9 premiere, but star Teddi Mellencamp still.
Todd Chrisley's Cryptic Instagram Post About 'Loss' Has Fans Worried About His Family - countryliving.com
Todd Chrisley's Cryptic Instagram Post About 'Loss' Has Fans Worried About His Family countryliving.com
Recently, Todd Chrisley posted a cryptic Instagram photo that has his followers worried about him, his wife, and their children. The Chrisley Knows Best star ...
Resources for coping with grief and loss Dailyuw
As a campus community, we are grieving the loss of a student. I want to acknowledge that this is an enormously difficult time, especially if you knew the student ...
Empathy and a safe place for parents grieving loss of adult child Niagarathisweek.com
The issue: Losing an adult child. Local impact: Grieving parents getting help to cope with a life-changing event.
How Grieving Impacts Sleep Curetoday.com
Losing a loved one is one of the most painful life events we endure, where grieving is a natural and recurrent phase of life for us all. If we have the capacity to ...
Stevie Johnson Still Carries His Grief Onto the Tennis Court The New York Times
Johnson's father, who taught him tennis, died two years ago, and it still hangs over Johnson, who recently ended a five-month losing streak.
Discussion About Grief And Loss At South Brunswick Library South Brunswick, NJ Patch
South Brunswick Library Talk: Grief And Loss - South Brunswick, NJ - Participate in an afternoon of enlightenment and encouragement on Sunday, Feb. 10 from ...
Grieving over loss of teacher or mentor is normal Chicago Daily Herald
The death of a mentor or important teacher in your life can cause a lot of grief -- it's another kind of invisible grief. If it happens to you, know you are not alone.
Military families talk openly about loss and grief BBC News
Cheltenham-based Winston's Wish is helping those left behind after a death in *service*.
Families grieving a pregnancy loss hit especially hard by medical bills: 'I wasn't prepared at all' - Beckley Register-Herald
Families grieving a pregnancy loss hit especially hard by medical bills: 'I wasn't prepared at all' Beckley Register-Herald
Crumpled in a hospital waiting room chair, Alyssa Collier squeezed shut her bloodshot eyes, begging the dark to shut out her thoughts. Instead, she saw the last ...
Mid-Michigan Religion News | Lifestyles | themorningsun.com The Morning Sun
Mt. Pleasant Methodist *Service* Set. The First United Methodist Church of Mt. Pleasant offers a 9 a.m. worship *service* with choir this Sunday, and also an 11 ...
Community supports families dealing with loss Park Rapids Enterprise
Nevis School implemented its emergency response plan to help students deal with the shooting when they returned to school Tuesday morning. "As you may or ...
Rob Delaney: Sobriety allows me to fully grieve loss of my son Irish Examiner
Rob Delaney said being sober has allowed him to fully grieve the death of his two-year-old son, as he marked 17 years of sobriety. The actor's son Henry died in ...
Grief And Loss Education Session StrathmoreNow.com
This morning there was a Community Education *Service* session on Grief and Loss at the Strathmore Municipal Library. The sessions are presented in a video ...
Loss in Life: How to Handle Grief Thrive Global
How do you honor your losses and move forward at the same time?
Coping with Grief and Loss in the Movie “Wild” PsychCentral.com
It's been awhile since this movie came out but I wanted to draw your attention back to it as Reese Witherspoons' activism and recent work has been truly.
Dr. Rachel: Dealing with grief after a loss WGNO New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS - The city of New Orleans is still holding onto that big loss for the Saints, so Dr. Rachel Reitan, our teaching doctor, is here to help us deal with ...
HEALING THE LOSS: The many causes of grief TheChronicleHerald.ca
Grief is the normal and natural reaction to loss or change of any kind.” This definition by the Grief Recovery Method helps us to understand that grief is an ...
Weekly program will help those grieving with loss Terre Haute Tribune Star
Senior Education Ministries in Terre Haute will host a weekly “Art for My Heart” program to help those who are grieving the loss of a loved one cope with their.
How To Write About Death When You Don't Know How To Grieve HuffPost
After her father's death from cancer, Katharine Smyth found herself waiting to be stricken with an unendurable wave of pain, to be physically and emotionally ...
Understanding the Stages of Grief Thrive Global
There are 5 stages of coping with loss, but we don't all face them in the same way.
Beacon of HOPE Wellness Committee: Grief and loss as Alzheimer's progresses Pine Island Eagle
It is common for caregivers to have feelings of loss and grief as their life is changed by Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia.
Grief workshop March 12 Elizabethtown Bladen Journal
ELIZABETHTOWN — A workshop for grief and loss will be held March 12, hosted by Lower Cape Fear Hospice.The session, Supporting a Griever, is from 3 to ...
What I Didn't Understand About The Stages Of Grief -- Until I Was In Them Scary Mommy
I thought that I understood the five stages of grief, but I was poorly mistaken. Two years later, and I'm just now learning what this process truly means.
Kristoff St. John's death calls attention to risks facing suicide loss survivors USA TODAY
Young and the Restless star Kristoff St. John's death highlights the risks that face survivors of suicide loss. His son Julian St. John died in 2014.
Across the aisle: Grief, anger but no wisdom The Indian Express
The JeM operates at two levels: one is by infiltrating terrorists into Indian territory and attacking specific targets. Examples are Pathankot, Uri and Nagrota.
'Grief looks different person-to-person': The Dinner Party serves up conversation on loss - Generocity
'Grief looks different person-to-person': The Dinner Party serves up conversation on loss Generocity
A local organizer of the group that convenes young adults to discuss the impact of loved ones' deaths shares what he learned from a recent Dinner Party panel.
How God uses grief to help us grow The Baptist Message
Grief, loss, and pain are an inevitable part of life. But did you know that God uses these things to help us grow? He does it in three ways.First, God uses pain to ...
Breaking the silence on suicide: A mother opens up about the loss of her teenage son - The Straits Times
Breaking the silence on suicide: A mother opens up about the loss of her teenage son The Straits Times
Ms Elaine Lek is attempting to broach the taboo subject to help others who are deeply vulnerable.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Catastrophe star Rob Delaney: 'Sobriety allows me to fully grieve loss of my son who died aged 2' - Independent.ie
Catastrophe star Rob Delaney: 'Sobriety allows me to fully grieve loss of my son who died aged 2' Independent.ie
Rob Delaney said being sober has allowed him to fully grieve the death of his two-year-old son, as he marked 17 years of sobriety.
Kids Experiencing Tremendous Loss & Grief Get Help From Camp Forget Me Not CBS Denver
FRISCO, Colo. (CBS4) – Camp Forget Me Not is a club no one chooses to be in, but if you do find yourself meeting the criteria for membership, organizers say ...
Helping cope with the pain of loss | Columns | Journal Gazette Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
My son went to heaven two months ago.” The words fill all space – both dark and light. Strangers. Tourists. Two women on a bus in ...
Her son was murdered in 2016. Now, she's trying to help others find ways to talk about death. - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Her son was murdered in 2016. Now, she's trying to help others find ways to talk about death. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Death Cafes provide a forum to discuss death and eat cake. One will be held at St. Camillus Feb. 19.
Broncos families detail grief, pain and loss Melfort Journal
By Kevin MitchellPain, stark and shattering, flowed into a makeshift Melfort courtroom Tuesday.It filled the place up.Two days on, thousands of words in.
'They were lovely lads. Everybody is numb' - Donegal communities united in grief at the loss of young lives - Independent.ie
'They were lovely lads. Everybody is numb' - Donegal communities united in grief at the loss of young lives Independent.ie
The people of Donegal have been here before. Sadly, this is not the first tragedy that has claimed multiple young and vibrant lives that the county has ...
Loss and grief woven into Gore woman's mourning brooch The Southland Times
Loss, grief and hair are interwoven in Gore pioneer woman's mourning brooch.
Why Am I Still Crying? Identifying and Resolving Complicated Grief Thrive Global
If you've recently asked yourself, “Why am I still crying?” Read this.
Grief Share program has its own loss Goldendale Sentinel
When the Spring 2019 Grief Share sessions begin Feb. 21, the group will have to deal with a dark irony—but, knowing the group and what it can do,
Living life after loss: Cornerstone tries to offer relief of Valentine's Day grief - Osceola News-Gazette
Living life after loss: Cornerstone tries to offer relief of Valentine's Day grief Osceola News-Gazette
Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate and cherish the special people in your life. But for those grieving the loss of a loved one, Valentine's Day can be a.
Warroad girls' hockey coach David Marvin carries weight of grief to state tournament - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Warroad girls' hockey coach David Marvin carries weight of grief to state tournament Minneapolis Star Tribune
A full house gathered Wednesday at Izzy's Lounge and Grill in Warroad to watch the undefeated Warriors girls' hockey team play in the Class 1A state ...
Senior psychologist to visit Dunlewey to discuss grief and loss Donegal Democrat
A principal psychologist from the Health *Service* Executive (HSE) will discuss the issues of grief and loss on Thursday, February 7. Four young men tragically lost ...
30+ Area Ministries Tackle Loss, Anxiety, Grief, Suicide, Suffering and Share How To be 'Strong at The Broken Places' of Our Lives - Woodlands Online
30+ Area Ministries Tackle Loss, Anxiety, Grief, Suicide, Suffering and Share How To be 'Strong at The Broken Places' of Our Lives Woodlands Online
THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- Life often breaks us. Personal tragedies, physical health, mental health, failure in business, stress and anxiety, and grief are just ...
‘Young and Restless’ star Kristoff St. John died still grieving his son’s loss by suicide - The Mercury News
‘Young and Restless’ star Kristoff St. John died still grieving his son’s loss by suicide The Mercury News
'Young and Restless' star Kristoff St. John had previously threatened suicide and recently acknowledged that a parent never gets over the loss of a child.
Modi govt’s disastrous Kashmir policy compromised national security, says P Chidambaram - The Financial Express
Modi govt’s disastrous Kashmir policy compromised national security, says P Chidambaram The Financial Express
After Pulwama, the government and the hyper-nationalists are erecting a demon to slay in the run-up to the elections. Even as they did that, traders and students ...
The coloring book that helps kids work through grief Aleteia EN
Headlines are often anything but comforting, and when little eyes and ears start asking questions about our sometimes chaotic world, it can be hard to find the ...
Permission review: Compelling take on sex and power in LA The Irish Times
Saskia Vogel's debut novel is told through the eyes of an actor grieving her father. Saskia Vogel brings a unique perspective to the subject of power and ...
The ball and the box: Woman goes viral with perfect explanation of the stages of grief - New Zealand Herald
The ball and the box: Woman goes viral with perfect explanation of the stages of grief New Zealand Herald
'I thought this was the best description of grief I've heard in a long time.'
Suicide stigma can be toxic for families, friends left behind Statesman Journal
Marlie Rowell sat weeping in her art studio as she unraveled one of her husband's red sweaters. She tugged methodically at each fiber, and at the stigma and ...
La Dispute suffer loss at a remove on 'Rhodonite and Grief' The 405
La Dispute's new album Panorama is out on March 22nd through Epitaph, and having already shared 'Fulton Street I' and 'Footsteps at the Pond' it's pretty clear ...
Victims in Akron house fire identified; Akron Public Schools grieving loss of students - cleveland.com
Victims in Akron house fire identified; Akron Public Schools grieving loss of students cleveland.com
Akron Public Schools on Thursday identified the woman and her three children who died Wednesday in a house fire in Akron's Kenmore neighborhood.
A Book for Couples Who Suffer Through Miscarriage National Catholic Register
Laura and Franco Fanucci lead grieving parents through the loss of an unborn baby in their new book Grieving Together: A Couple's Journey through ...
Rotary boost Leamington child grief charity Warwick Courier
A Leamington based organisation which supports children and young people through bereavement has been given a boost by a local *service* club.
New Book Release for Business Leaders Offers Innovative Means in Mitigating Over $100 Billion in Revenue Loss to American Business Each Year - PR.com
New Book Release for Business Leaders Offers Innovative Means in Mitigating Over $100 Billion in Revenue Loss to American Business Each Year PR.com
Grief in the Workplace: Reducing Hidden Loss to Revenue and Productivity Driven by Employee Bereavement is targeted at business leaders who wish to ...
Women’s Mental And Physical Health Improves From Hanging Out With Friends, Researchers Say - CBS Miami
Women’s Mental And Physical Health Improves From Hanging Out With Friends, Researchers Say CBS Miami
Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. (CBS Philly/CBS Local)– Looking for an excuse to get out of the house? There's new evidence that going out with ...
Halifax man channels grief into fundraising in memory of his daughter Halifax Evening Courier
A Halifax man has setup an awareness and fundraising cause in memory of his daughter who was stillborn less than two weeks before her due date.
Camp Forget Me Not Help Kids Experiencing Loss & Grief CBS Denver
Camp Forget Me Not is a club no one chooses to be in, but if you do find yourself meeting the criteria for membership, organizers say you are glad it exists.
How to cope with grief and loss during the holidays INSIDER
INSIDER spoke with experts in grief and loss about how to make it through the holidays when you're still reeling from the death of a loved one.
Mary Oliver on Grief and Loss The New York Times
Oliver, the hugely popular poet, died Thursday. Readers turned to her work to find comfort. Here's a selection of some of her best-known writing on loss and ...
'Like I died with him': A murder victim's mother on grief, trauma and life after death CBC.ca
'I couldn't comprehend that my son was dead.' Gina Settee, whose son Bryer Prysiazniuk-Settee was killed in 2017, shares what it's like to live in the aftermath of ...
Students Mourn Loss Of 15-Year-Old Classmate Killed Walking To School CBS Chicago
CHICAGO (CBS)—Grief counselors will be at Richards High School in Chicago Ridge today, a day after the death of a 15-year-old student. Amira Nairat was hit ...
Get Involved Spotlight: Austin Center For Grief And Loss KUT
The Austin Center for Grief & Loss (Austin Grief), formerly known as My Healing Place, is a bereavement center founded in Austin, TX in 2007. Founder.
Uncle Joe’s Family Web The New York Times
As Joe Biden ponders bid, he once again confronts painful family complexities.
How I Learned to Grieve the Loss of My Dad in the Age of Instagram Vogue
As social media sparks a new collective mourning—and experts identify a new stage of grief—one woman learns to navigate the loss of her dad.
Why anxiety should be added to the 5 stages of grief Washington Post
A few years ago, I began seeing a surge in anxious clients to my private practice as a grief therapist. They were reporting panic attacks and debilitating anxiety ...
Grief is far more complex than the “five stages” theory suggests Quartz
Grief can seem desolate for those in the thick of it who often feel unable to imagine a way out of their suffering. But, as time passes, the pain usually dampens or ...
Why Therapy Is Self-Care | POPSUGAR Fitness POPSUGAR
Everyone is talking about self-care these days, and I, for one, couldn't be happier. We as a culture are finally realizing that practicing meditation or.
Why We Need to Take Pet Loss Seriously Scientific American
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...
The five stages of grief don't come in fixed steps – everyone feels differently - The Conversation - Australia
The five stages of grief don't come in fixed steps – everyone feels differently The Conversation - Australia
The process of grieving can happen in stages. But these stages are rarely experienced in the same way by one bereaved person and another.
Oscar Properties Holding AB (OP-PREFB) Jumps 3.65% on Feb 23 | Thorold News Thorold News
Shares of Oscar Properties Holding AB (STO:publ) last traded at 426, representing a move of 3.65%, or 15 per share, on volume of 402 shares. After opening ...
How to Cope With Grief Lifehacker
Many wonder how to talk to someone who is going through a loss, how best to be supportive, and how to properly offer condolences. But when grief hits you, ...
Uttar Pradesh: 13 killed, six injured in explosion at shop in Bhadohi The Indian Express
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over the loss of lives in the incident and directed the district officials to ensure proper treatment of the injured, ...
Assemblies of God (USA) Official Web Site | Navigating the Wilderness of Grief AG News
The journey through grief can be a strange, dry, and lonely land. Understanding more about grieving can help you in dealing with it and can help you to better ...
Grief doesn't have five stages The Outline
If you haven't experienced the death of someone close — someone so important to your life that the loss left you hollowed — then you haven't yet found out what ...
Grief will let go eventually. And then I’ll remember my dad as he was The Guardian
My father's death made me realise how ill-equipped we are to deal with loss – and the grief that follows, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones.
Pet Death: Emotional Difficulty for People Healthline
For some people, the death of a pet can be more difficult than the loss of a relative. Here's why.
Loss and Grief in an Increasingly Secular World Next Avenue
'Why Religion?' author Elaine Pagels talks with Next Avenue about her personal struggles, the loss of her husband and a son and connection.
The Scene Report: Dreamcast, TK Echo, Griefloss, and Aertex Washington City Paper
A survey of new tunes from around the District, from the latest Dischord Records signee, to Depressive Black Metal (which, yes, is a real thing).
What Sorry for Your Loss Understands About Grief The Atlantic
The gorgeous and poignant new drama from Facebook Watch stars Elizabeth Olsen as a young woman whose husband has died.
Senior Living: Making loss matter in the wake of grief The Daily Breeze
By David W. Hart, Ph.D. Contributing writer. The children's poet, Shel Silverstein, wondered in prose about the existence of happy endings. He opined: “There ...
Schools fall short when it comes to helping students in grief – here's how they can improve - The Conversation - US
Schools fall short when it comes to helping students in grief – here's how they can improve The Conversation - US
When it comes to helping students who've lost a loved one, educators often don't know what to do or say. A pediatrician offers insights on how schools can ...
The Death of a Parent, Mother or Father, Affects Human Minds and Bodies Fatherly
Even under the best circumstances, losing a parent changes an adult both psychologically and biologically. Those changes can become pathological.
Erie Art Museum opens Healing HeARTs, an art exhibit on grief, loss and hope YourErie
Erie, PA - The Erie Art Museum is pleased to open Healing HeARTs, an art exhibit on grief, loss and hope featuring artwork by the children, families and ...
Good Mourning: An Interactive Arts Festival About Grief and Loss TheStranger.com
This series invites artists from Seattle and beyond to show work across mediums that addresses grief. Pieces include a panel from the NAMES Project's AIDS ...
How to help kids cope with loss of a loved one during the holidays USA TODAY
Helping your child understand and cope with loss can be a difficult process, especially during a time of year centered around family, traditions and joyful ...
TV’s Death Obsession: ‘Sorry for Your Loss,’ ‘Kidding,’ ‘A Million Little Things’ Variety
Call it the "This Is Us" effect -- death, loss and grief have become popular stories to mine for dramatic television.
How to handle your first holiday after a loss Chicago Tribune
A season of grief and a season of joy don't always get together. Here's how to get through a holiday after loss.
How to grieve the loss of a pet Asbury Park Press
How to care for your aging pet, what to look for, and how to grieve.
Carolyn Hax: How to get through the grief and get on with your life The Washington Post
It'll take some time and some work, but you can embrace messy, painful life and love again.
Sorry for Your Loss – Facebook's rough and granular journey through grief The Guardian
The social media giant's first global entry into TV, starring Elizabeth Olsen, is an unsentimental anatomisation of how essentially unknowable our loved ones ...
What The Death Of My Daughter Is Teaching Me About Grief HuffPost
As a bereaved parent, I hate the terms “moving on” and “healing.”
20 Symptoms Of Grief And Bereavement And How To Overcome Them – Physical, Behavioural And Emotional - Countryliving (UK)
20 Symptoms Of Grief And Bereavement And How To Overcome Them – Physical, Behavioural And Emotional Countryliving (UK)
Advice on how to recognise the physical, behavioural and emotional symptoms of grief and where to get help, including best books on bereavement and who to ...
Grief as a Hole in the Heart PsychCentral.com
Today, I was speaking with a friend/colleague who has been a long time addictions specialist, thanatologist and grief counselor. Dr. Yvonne Kaye is an ...
Online Memorial ? A Dedication of Love for Your Departed Loved Ones
Life has always been a journey, a journey of finding of one true self and happiness. As however destined, all journeys will eventually find its very own destination and it is inevitable that every one of us will eventually have to depart from this world.
Dying at Home ? A Precious Gift
Few of us care to think about the inevitability of our own demise. We except that we are not immortal, however for the most part, we are successful in putting thoughts of our own death from our mind. When those close to us die, we painfully become aware of the fragility of life and as we contemplate our own mortality, two things become very clear. 1. We do not want a painful death, and 2. We do not want to die in hospital.
If tears are an indication of how special my relationship with my mother was, I cry with pride! I've come to see grief as pain with a purpose. Interestingly enough, as I cared for my mother in my home the last several weeks of her life, much of what I had learned through spiritual teachings about death had gone out the window. It seemed as though I were losing her forever! At times, I wallowed in sadness and self-pity.
Whens Sarah Coming Home? Helping Your Child Understand Death
For most children, their first experience with grief comes with the death of a beloved family pet. When Zoe the eight-week old puppy dies of parvovirus or Tweety the budgie stops singing his morning song, a child experiences profound and lasting loss for the first time in their young lives.
Sending a floral tribute is a very appropriate way of expressing sympathy to a family who has experienced the loss of a loved one. Flowers express a feeling of life and beauty and offer much comfort to the family. A floral tribute can either be sent to a funeral service or to the family's residence. Here are some suggestions to assist you in sending sympathy flowers.
Beyond A Mothers Nightmare To Radical Forgiveness
It was a moment I will never forget.
Traumas as Social Interactions
("He" in this text - to mean "He" or "She").
Physiological Consequences of Carrying Emotional Trauma
Although many of us carry some form of emotional trauma in our bodies, and therefore in our energy fields, do we ever really stop to question the impact that it is having on our overall health? If you are like most individuals you probably just want to forget its even there. The thought of revisiting it probably just makes you feel sick.
Present Moment Awareness: Lessons From My Dog
I've always waited for the perfect moment to be happy: As though time were a flower waiting to bloom. My scruffy puppy-happy senior dog knows better. Watching his tail wag as he stands in the middle of a mud puddle, I now understand that happiness is where your heart is, not just where your legs travel.
Anticipatory Grief and Ongoing Sadness for Caregivers
In 1969, Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross published her famous book; On Death and Dying and later went on to launch the Hospice movement in America. Even though her studies focused more on those who were dying than the caregivers that were left behind, her work has had enormous influence on the understanding of various stages of death and grief.
Is Death Really the End or the Window to A New Beginning?
Earlier this month I learned a dear friend had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. She has been given less than six months to live as the cancer has fully permeated her liver and pancreas.
Dealing With Tragedies (The 9/11 Tragedy)
September 11, 2001, marked yet another significant turning point in world history. Whatever innocence was left in the world was lost on that fateful day.
After Suicide: Returning to Life, Thanks to an Owl
Have you ever lost the ability to laugh? I did.
How to Deal with Suicide and Euthenasia
The following is a report that indicates how you might recognize suicidals, and how you might deal with them. But a warning: Suicide can be a very complex issue, and it might be better to have a professional deal with this issue if it comes up, but if this is very difficult to attain, this guide is a very good alternative to follow if you have no other solution to the problem.
Adapting to the Loss of a Loved One: Three Tips on how to Cope
Have you ever sat down and played a piano where one of the keys wasn't working? Or made cookies and left out an ingredient? Perhaps you've started listening to a favorite CD, and just when it gets to your favorite part of your favorite song, you realize that there is a scratch in it.
Mexico: Death in Mexico
Death: No thank you. Dying: Gives me a panic attack. Burial: Not today, please. Of all the subjects I could write about, this one is my least favorite. It, in fact, could easily send me into the mother of all anxiety fits. Nevertheless, it is necessary to visit the subject since I now live in another country.
Grief Support: The Don?ts
1) Don't try to make the grieving person feel better. YOU CANNOT. For many grievers it only serves to make them feel guilty or worse. Grievers MUST experience the pain of grief for healing to ultimately occur.
Pet Loss: Significant and Profound Loss or Much Ado about Nothing?
For those who have deeply loved and lost their animal companions, the answer is obvious and yet disturbing. There are still far too many people in our culture who minimize and trivialize the loss of a pet. They tell the grieving friend, colleague or family member, "What's wrong with you? Get over it. It was only a dog (or cat, bird, horse, etc.) Get yourself a new one! After all, it's been a month already. You shouldn't be so torn up over this."
We are the Reflection of our Lives: How to Survive Loss & Humility
Everyday, I look in the mirror to see the face staring back at me. Sometimes it is lined with stress, sorrow and grief. Other times, it simply smiles in humbled reservation. But the reflection of our lives... that, is who we are -- who we represent ourselves to be. For some, it is wearing hearts upon their sleeves; for others, their thoughts and words go unspoken forever.
The Walking Wounded
When my phone rang the other day, it was a call from one of the "walking wounded," not unlike many that I have received during the years I have been interacting with the bereaved. I have often spoken with people who are feeling much like this caller was.
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