|Dealing with Grief & Loss|
Dealing with Grief & Loss
'This time we need justice': grief of parents whose three sons were killed The Guardian
John and Linda Burke-Monerville say loss of three of their seven children feels like a 'terrible dream'
Physical Symptoms of Grief WebMD
The sadness and other emotions you experience with grief can have a physical effect on you, too.
'Like Being in an Ocean': The Many Stages of Grief WebMD
Experts say that the idea everyone experiences grief in the same way and in lockstep simply isn't true.
The Grief Experience: Survey Shows It's Complicated WebMD
July 11, 2019 -- People grieve a lost friendship or relationship at a level similar to the death of a close family member or friend -- and no matter what you're ...
Ecological Grief: Learning to Deal with Climate Change and Species Loss WDET
With extreme weather patterns becoming the new normal, species loss, climate devastation and expert voices telling us that in the not too distant future many of ...
Hauser: Healing from grief and loss Jamestown Sun
FARGO — Grief and loss is a journey all of us wish to avoid but a journey all of us go on, in significant and smaller ways. Earlier this year, through a discussion ...
Is climate change causing us to experience 'ecological grief'? PRI
More and more mental health professionals are starting to take note of how climate change and environmental disasters are impacting our mental health.
When someone great is gone: How to address grief in the workplace with empathy TechCrunch
Birthday cakes, gift cards, free lunches, snacks, movie tickets, and other perks are generously bestowed on employees to celebrate life's happy moments. This is ...
Grief is not a thing of beauty but it has helped me discover new parts of myself The Guardian
It has taken me to the page, to a microphone, and yes, sometimes to bad decisions and booze.
“You Have a Church for Cats?” The Service of an Animal Chaplain Tricycle
An animal chaplain discusses how we grieve the death of our pets, addressing the needs of animals, and how to practice mindfulness with cats.
Hayley Rein '19 Channelled Personal Loss Into Service Stony Brook News
Imagine being a sophomore in college and losing your father — just a year after your mother died. That was Hayley Rein's reality. The Stony Brook University ...
Nora McInerny: What Does Moving Forward Look Like After Loss? NPR
In 2014, Nora McInerny experienced a wave of loss that reshaped her whole life. Despite the painful memories from that year, she explains why she doesn't ...
Workshop helps Okanagan caregivers explore grief and loss Keremeos Review
Vernon residents with dementia, their family members, caregivers, and staff who support them all experience some form of grief throughout the progression of ...
INTRODUCING — Tall Tales & True Series Six ABC Local
Losing a lover, losing a father or even losing yourself. What happens hen your world gets turned upside down? And how often do we actually talk to each other ...
Asian American Rapper Awkwafina Grapples With Grief Across Borders In 'The Farewell' Here And Now
In her new film, "The Farewell," Awkwafina plays Billi, a woman whose grandmother is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Ariana opens up about grief, pain and healing: 'You have to face all this stuff now' GMA
Ariana Grande graces the cover of the August issue of Vogue, and inside, she explains why she decided to tour, despite the obvious emotional pain it's been ...
Idaho High School Bans The Walking Dead from Campus Blogging Censorship
A school in Idaho has banned The Walking Dead from their library, despite a review committee recommending the book remain on shelves.
Body of work allows artist cope with grief of losing her son Irish Examiner
Dearbhail Connon worked intermittently following her son's death, writes Colette Sheridan. Body of work allows artist cope with grief of losing her son. “I don't ...
Celebrities get slammed for everything online — even how they grieve The Washington Post
Fans of Disney star Cameron Boyce awoke to tragic news Sunday: The 20-year-old actor, best known for his roles in “Jessie” and “The Descendants,” had died ...
‘Burn Your Maps’ Review: The Mongolian Steppes as a Stage for Grief The New York Times
Vera Farmiga plays a mother who has lost a child and travels all the way to Central Asia to help heal her still-living one.
Air Review's New Album How We Got By Is Pleasingly Poignant D Magazine
Indie-rock band Air Review captured the hearts and ears of local fans back in 2013 with their infectious record, Low Wishes. After a six-year hiatus, the Dallas ...
Randy Ribay's moving 'Patron Saints of Nothing' a YA tale of grief, Philippine drug war USA TODAY
A teenage immigrant returns to the Philippines to investigate the death of his cousin in Randy Ribay's fantastic "Patron Saints of Nothing."
'My mother-in-law called me Walter White': how magic mushrooms rescued me from grief The Guardian
After our daughter's death I was overwhelmed by pain and anxiety. Microdosing home-grown mushrooms helped me cope. Anonymous. Sat 13 Jul 2019 07.01 ...
This Morning’s Emmy Kenny shares grief over father’s death: ‘My dad sadly lost his battle to psychosis’ - The Independent
This Morning’s Emmy Kenny shares grief over father’s death: ‘My dad sadly lost his battle to psychosis’ The Independent
This Morning's resident psychologist Emma Kenny has opened up about the grief of losing her father to suicide in a heartbreaking video posted on social media.
Canada's indifference to the 1985 Air India bombing is disturbing Quartz
On June 23, 1985, Air India Flight 182 departed Toronto via Montreal for Delhi with 329 passengers and crew, mostly Canadians of Indian ancestry.
Dear Annie: Wanting a walking partner | News, Sports, Jobs Iron Mountain Daily News
Dear Annie: My husband and I are very close. We have been married for 27 years and agree on most things and share many common interests. There is only ...
'Midsommar' Shines: A Solstice Nightmare Unfolds In Broad Daylight NPR
An American couple attends a mysterious festival in the Swedish countryside in Ari Aster's new thriller. The haunting, hypnotic film will slowly seep into your ...
Dear Therapist: I Don’t Understand Why My Girlfriend Dumped Me The Atlantic
Editor's Note: Every Monday, Lori Gottlieb answers questions from readers about their problems, big and small. Have a question? Email her at ...
“For Those I Love” Is a Record of Friendship, Love and Loss Dublin Inquirer
In his first solo album, David Balfe uses hip-hop to explore the impacts of poverty, and lament the death of his friend, the spoken-word artist and musician Paul ...
What to Say (and What Not to Say) to Someone Who’s Grieving The New York Times
A little empathy goes a long way, especially when someone is recovering from the loss of a loved one. Unfortunately, even when some of us mean well, we ...
Working while mourning: How to grieve when you're on the job NBC News
Grief is an unpredictable and unavoidable part of life. Mental health experts share coping strategies for mourning when curling up in bed isn't an option.
She lost her dad when she was 14. Now, she's helping kids learn how to mourn. CNN
Mary Robinson founded the Imagine center for kids to provide what she didn't have after her father died.
Coping With Grief: 7 Things to Remember When Dealing with Loss - On Cancer - Memorial Sloan Kettering
Coping With Grief: 7 Things to Remember When Dealing with Loss On Cancer - Memorial Sloan Kettering
When grief feels unbearable, use these tips to help stay grounded.
Grieving, Loss and Running a Business: Virtual Umbrella Founder Samantha Kingston Tells Her Story - Forbes
Grieving, Loss and Running a Business: Virtual Umbrella Founder Samantha Kingston Tells Her Story Forbes
As part of a series looking into the under-discussed side of founding a company, Forbes speaks with the founder of Virtual Umbrella, Samantha Kingston, about ...
Get Involved Spotlight: Austin Center For Grief And Loss KUT
From The Austin Center for Grief & Loss , this month's Get Involved spotlight organization: The Austin Center for Grief & Loss (Austin Grief),
Mary Oliver on Grief and Loss 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 ...
Loss, grief, and redemption through adoption The Boston Globe
ON JULY 1, 2018, I traveled with my wife Vanessa and our eight-year-old daughter, Anandi, from our home in Cambridge to Rajasthan, an Indian state on the ...
Grief can hurt — in more ways than one - Harvard Health Harvard Health
We tend to think of grieving as an emotional experience, and it is — fraught with intense sadness, profound loss, and psychological pain. But grief has a physical ...
Grieving the Loss of My Furry Friend Muscular Dystrophy News
Columnist Leah Leilani mourns the passing of her beloved dog Andre and describes the various stages of grief she is experiencing.
Why anxiety should be added to the 5 stages of grief Washington Post
Our culture fails to make space for such feelings. Here is what we can do.
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 ...
Grieving? Don't overlook potential side effects - Harvard Health Blog Harvard Health
Maintaining your health while greiving may seem difficult, but paying attention to wellness can help rebuild mental strength and prevent physical illness.
With climate change comes loss and "ecological grief" Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Editor's note: This story was originally published by Undark. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. When I called Courtney Howard, one of ...
The grief that comes from lost buildings BBC News
Why do people mourn the loss of buildings? Across the world, destruction of cultural attractions causes a specific sort of communal grief. Parisians have spoken ...
Man stunned by delayed grief over loss of wife Arizona Daily Sun
DEAR ABBY: My wife died recently. We were very happy. We had six beautiful children and were married for 58 wonderful years.
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 ...
Understanding care giving, loss and grief: Andrés Cerpa tackles through poetry NBCNews.com
In his debut, "Bicycle in a Ransacked City: An Elegy," poet and editor Andrés Cerpa details the journey of his late father's struggle with Parkinson's as he ...
Keanu Reeves: ‘Grief and loss are things that don’t ever go away’ The Irish Times
The John Wick star is terrific as a man still mourning the death of his wife - in fact for the past two decades he has been seen as a melancholic loner.
'I am not alone': UMN students' silent grief Minnesota Daily
Blake Downing is graduating from the University of Minnesota in May and preparing for graduate school at the University of California-Berkeley. In addition to the ...
Elizabeth Olsen and Mamoudou Athie navigate grief in ‘Sorry for Your Loss’ Los Angeles Times
Elizabeth Olsen and Mamoudou Athie of Facebook Watch's “Sorry for Your Loss” stopped by the L.A. Times video studio to talk about how its themes affected ...
David Carr's Daughter, Erin Lee Carr, On 'All That You Leave Behind' NPR
Erin Lee Carr says her father's death "is the most profound loss I will ever experience." Carr's new memoir about family, addiction, mentorship and memory is ...
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 Christmas Blues: Tips For Coping With Grief And Loss During The Holidays KUAR
The holidays can create an extra burden for people struggling after the death of a loved one, a divorce or other stressors throughout the year. Dr. Brittney Schrick ...
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.
Surviving the Death of My Son After the Death of My Faith The New York Times
I had lost the one thing that could have numbed my pain.
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.
Dear Therapist: It’s Hard to Accept Being Single The Atlantic
Listening to my friends talk about their relationship problems is getting really tough.
‘Dead to Me’ Deals With Love and Loss. The Stars Speak From Experience. The New York Times
On “Dead to Me,” Jen and Judy are best friends forever. Or until the next cliffhanger. This new “traumedy,” which began streaming last week on Netflix, follows ...
Coping with a loss by suicide: 6 steps survivors can take GMA
A companion guide to Dr. Jennifer Ashton's book "Life After Suicide” offers valuable tools for survivors who have lost a loved one.
Grief Tied to Death Medscape
Individuals who struggle to overcome grief caused by the loss of a loved one may experience levels of inflammation high enough to cause heart damage.
When A Child Dies: Loss, Grief And Reclaiming Hope WBEZ
David Kessler, a grief expert, told us the five stages of grief — denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance — are not linear milestones, but rather ...
Complicated Grief App Designed to Help Military Families Cope with Loss Columbia University
Feelings of grief after the loss of a loved one are universal. While most people adapt to the loss over a period of time, for some the process is stalled or blocked, ...
In 'Once More We Saw Stars,' Grief And Love Together NPR
Jayson Greene's young daughter died in a tragic random accident; his new memoir chronicles how he and his wife got to a place where they understood they ...
Seasons of grief - Harvard Health Blog Harvard Health
The loss of a family member to death related to a substance use disorder inevitably continues to affect the survivors, altering their relationships with each other ...
She lost her husband, her father and a pregnancy at 31. Now she’s helping others explore grief. - The Washington Post
She lost her husband, her father and a pregnancy at 31. Now she’s helping others explore grief. The Washington Post
Nora McInerny deals with the complicated nature of difficult experiences through her “Terrible, Thanks for Asking” podcast, her memoirs, and how she lives her ...
We need to talk about death: I was not prepared for how lonely grief would be The Guardian
When my father died I lost the ability to live normally.
Nick Cave pens touching letter about grief over son's death TODAY
Nick Cave shares touching letter about dealing with grief after the tragic death of his son. Twitter users feel moved and say it helps them cope.
Understanding Grief The New York Times
Grief is not a problem to be solved or resolved. Rather, it's a process to be lived through in whatever form and amount of time it may take.
Grieving the Death of a Child in 'Once More We Saw Stars' The New York Times
Jayson Greene's book is an emotional and loving tribute to his toddler daughter, Greta, killed by a falling brick in New York City in 2015.
Breda O’Brien: Irish culture needs to learn how to deal with grief The Irish Times
We often fail to recognise that grief can result from major losses other than death.
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 ...
Tragedy, magical thinking, and the lasting impact of grief The Irish Times
One day, when Geraldine de Brit was just seven years old, her mother and brother left the house and never came back. This is her story of the following days, ...
How Grief Became Joe Biden's 'Superpower' POLITICO
Two tragedies, 43 years apart, have defined the former vice president's life. Have they also made him a more formidable presidential candidate?
Cage The Elephant Process Grief With 'Social Cues' Album NPR
Two years after winning the Grammy for best rock album, Cage the Elephant is back with its fifth studio album, Social Cues, out now. But since the band's last ...
7 Things You Should Never Say To Someone Who’s Grieving SELF
It's hard to know what to say to someone who is grieving. Here's what you shouldn't say and what you should do instead.
Do Animals Experience Grief? | Science Smithsonian
A growing body of evidence points to how animals are aware of death and will sometimes mourn for or ritualize their dead.
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 ...
Gift Cards Are the New Sympathy Cards The New York Times
When my mother died suddenly last year, at the age of 63, they started coming: gift cards for Seamless, GrubHub and Uber Eats that pinged softly in my inbox.
After The Loss Of A Loved One, Your Holiday Traditions Change But Hope Endures NPR
Grief can be amplified this time of year, whether you celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah. Honoring the memory of late family members helps many NPR listeners ...
How to overcome grief's health-damaging effects - Harvard Health Harvard Health
Grieving over the death of a spouse, friend, or family member exposes people to many months of constant stress that can lead to anxiety, depression, trouble…
Review: How Amazon’s Kate Beckinsale Series, “The Widow,” and Netflix’s New Ricky Gervais Show, “After Life,” Get Grief All Wrong - The New Yorker
Review: How Amazon’s Kate Beckinsale Series, “The Widow,” and Netflix’s New Ricky Gervais Show, “After Life,” Get Grief All Wrong The New Yorker
Troy Patterson reviews the new Netflix series “After Life,” starring Ricky Gervais, and the new Amazon series “The Widow,” starring Kate Beckinsale, which are ...
uh-PARENT-ly | Death: how to talk (and listen) to kids about loss and grief WGN Radio - Chicago
Everyone knows death is unavoidable. But does it have to be a dinner-table topic? What do you do when your child comes home asking about a school shooting ...
'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.
Examining fathers' grief after miscarriage William & Mary News
Examining grief: William & Mary School of Education doctoral counseling students conducted a study on the often overlooked grief experienced by fathers after a ...
The Grant Ran Out, the Job Ended — Go Ahead and Grieve The Chronicle of Higher Education
For two days I dreamed about dying. My heart had been racing for a few weeks, and it was making me anxious. I put it down to excess coffee, but when I had a ...
Coral damage, ecosystem loss tied to 'Reef Grief' in Australia Sustainability Times
James Cook University scientists say "Reef Grief," the sorrow over ecosystem loss, is linked to ecosystem damage in Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
My son isn’t grieving his grandfather. Should I be worried? The Washington Post
Q: My father-in-law died unexpectedly of a heart attack a couple of weeks ago, and he lived next door to us. He and my 6-year-old son were very close. They saw ...
Grief Can Be A Mind-Altering Experience, Literally Texas Public Radio
When we go through the experience of deep loss after the death of a loved one, it might feel like our brains are being ripped apart. In a way, that is what.
Will I Ever Get Over This Grief? The New York Times
Nearly four years after the death of her sister, a reader says her pain has only become more pronounced.
Nick Cave illuminates love and loss in a letter to a fan Quartz
Nick Cave is anything but a bad seed. The gloomy musician, artist, writer, and actor who looks a bit like a vampire is, in fact, a romantic who takes relationships ...
Grief, transformation focus of Saskatoon art exhibition featuring colourful mandalas CBC.ca
Feelings of grief typically accompany the most difficult times in a person's life, but a Saskatoon art therapist says there is healing to be gained from the emotions ...
Read Beanie Feldstein's touching essay about grieving the death of her and Jonah Hill's older brother - CNN
Read Beanie Feldstein's touching essay about grieving the death of her and Jonah Hill's older brother CNN
The actress opens up about her relationship with her late brother Jordan Feldstein, the unrelenting pain she has felt and her "monumental shift in perspective."
Grief linked to sleep disturbances that can be bad for the heart Science Daily
People who have recently lost a spouse are more likely to have sleep disturbances that exacerbate levels of inflammation in the body, according to new ...
‘Like therapy, but better’: The holiday dinner party that makes space for grief - The Washington Post
‘Like therapy, but better’: The holiday dinner party that makes space for grief The Washington Post
Christmas was always her father's holiday. Courtney Arnold's dad loved the music. He loved the tree. The two of them would sit side-by-side on the floor, sorting ...
Grief Conquers Language — Almost — In 'Where Reasons End' NPR
Yiyun Li wrote her devastating, brilliant new novel after the suicide of her son — in it, the unnamed narrator confronts the same situation, holding an extended ...
Four Years After Beau Biden’s Death, His Father Bonds With Voters in Pain The New York Times
As Joe Biden runs for president, there is evidence that his family tragedies have helped him form connections with voters grappling with their own grief.
When grief came, my world crumbled. I don't want that to happen to you The Guardian
It's vital that we publicly honour the lives of loved ones, says the rapper and film-maker Professor Green.
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 ...
How 2 Women Turned Their Grief Into a Business to Help People in Mourning Inc.
Modern Loss answers the question: How am I ever going to be OK again?
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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