Grief

Grief Story Told your Way

A great success begins with doing what you already know how to do and doing it when you tell yourself to do it.  So many of us will admit that we know what to do to solve some of our problems.  Actually doing it can be the challenge.  The same…...

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Best Podcasts for Grief

Listening to Podcasts for Grief The concert you have anticipated for months has been canceled. The normal activities that fill your days have been eliminated “until further notice”.  Working at home, or not working at all.  During this Pandemic we have all had to adjust in some ways. Experiencing grief…...

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Forgiveness as a Path to Healing

 Forgiveness as a key to Handling grief   Forgiveness is extending grace where it might not necessarily be deserved.  Pure frustration and anger that brings you to your knees and makes you feel powerless.  Grieving the loss of a loved one or loss of anything for that matter brings so…...

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Communal Grief

Coming out of isolation to grieve as a community.   Communal grief happens after a natural disaster, act of terrorism or the death of a public figure.  Half way through 2020 it has become a bit of a joke of all the terrible things that have happened this year already.…...

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Grief and Mental Health

Grief and Mental Health This month is mental health awareness month.  There is a real need at this time in history to check in on our mental health, especially for those who are experiencing grief. Each of us interpret life in our own way. There are the standard “stages of…...

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Virtual Grief Support When You Must “Stay at Home”

“Staying home” does not need to mean being alone in your grief. It’s a whole new world out there right now. The rapid spread of the coronavirus has literally sent us to our rooms.  We are being asked to “stay at home” to protect the health and safety of our…...

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Coronavirus- Grief and Anxiety during a National Emergency

Grief and anxiety during a national emergency.  The outbreak of the Covid-19, otherwise known as the Coronavirus has taken the world and is turning it upside down. It has been repeated over again, “these are unprecedented times”. The United States has joined the list of countries who are experiencing a…...

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Loss, Grief and Denial

Grief and denial that comes with loss The moment we are born into this world we start to experience loss and grief. We lose the warm safe place of our mother’s womb. As children we experience loss as we move away from dependence on our parents.  We experience loss of…...

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How to Deal with the Bargaining Phase of Grief

Grief is inevitable in the life of any human. We all experience loss at some point in life. It could be loss of our youth, loss of job, loss of a pet or even the death of a loved one. There are many many ways that we experience loss throughout…...

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Managing Grief on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here again. The stores are filled with pink and red hearts. The greeting card aisle is stocked full of love cards. But for those who are alone, Valentine’s day is a nemesis creeping up on the calendar. It’s a reminder for all the love they are missing…...

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