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Grieving Loss in a Year of Change and Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis News Today
Dealing with bundled change, loss, and multiple sclerosis (MS) has turned out to be more of a challenge than I could have imagined, and I have not been very ...
'Vanderpump Rules' Star Jax Taylor Talks 42-Pound Weight Loss, Grief & Fatherhood - Entertainment Tonight
'Vanderpump Rules' Star Jax Taylor Talks 42-Pound Weight Loss, Grief & Fatherhood Entertainment Tonight
Vanderpump Rules star Jax Taylor is opening up about how being fat-shamed prompted a health turnaround, which has seen him lose 42 pounds.
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.
Resources brought in for Turlock middle school students grieving the loss of their classmate - ABC10.com KXTV
Resources brought in for Turlock middle school students grieving the loss of their classmate ABC10.com KXTV
The Turlock Unified School District brought in extra counselors from across the district and grief counselors with a therapy dog to help comfort students after a ...
Friends grieve loss of Jonathan Garcia, man killed while washing hotel windows KLAS-TV
Close friends and loved ones shared their memories of Jonathan Garcia Thursday night. The 27-year-old fell to his death while cleaning windows at Trump ...
Northwest Colorado Health: Creative projects can help children grieving a loss - Steamboat Pilot & Today
Northwest Colorado Health: Creative projects can help children grieving a loss Steamboat Pilot & Today
Holiday traditions are complicated. They can provide a sense of stability in our ever-changing world, especially for children, but they can also compound grief for ...
PHILLIPS: Grieving and the Holidays | Opinion Corsicana Daily Sun
The holidays can be a rough time of the year for many of us.
Town grieving loss of four-year-old girl who fell under Christmas float CityNews
YARMOUTH, N.S. — A grief counsellor was made available for people in the small Nova Scotia town of Yarmouth in the wake of a tragic accident that saw a ...
‘I had a vivid and worrying dream of the police bringing me bad news. The next day, it happened.’ - Mamamia
‘I had a vivid and worrying dream of the police bringing me bad news. The next day, it happened.’ Mamamia
The spirit world was always present to me from early childhood. I would sense the closeness of spirits around me, particularly at night when I was in bed. I'd feel ...
Easley family turns grief over losing baby into comfort for sibling survivors Greenville News
Upstate family helps children who've lost siblings with a Hug from Heaven blankets.
Grief & Gratitude Physician's Weekly
Dec 17, 2018 | Doctor's Voice | 0 |. The following was originally posted by PW blogger Kelly Cawcutt, MD, to her personal blog site, paragonfire.com.
Don’t hide your grief from children – it can help bring you closer The Guardian
Children can have more emotional understanding than we give them credit for, says author Helen Calcutt.
Multiple losses add up to increased grief Chicago Daily Herald
Many in the baby boom generation are facing the deaths of loved ones - losing not only parents, but friends, cousins, and siblings. These cumulative losses can ...
How To Manage The Holidays If You Are Grieving The Loss Of A Loved One, According To Experts - Bustle
How To Manage The Holidays If You Are Grieving The Loss Of A Loved One, According To Experts Bustle
The holidays can be a complicated time of year. While they're often a season to spend time with friends and family, if you've lost a close family member, the ...
"Sorry for Your Loss," an honest and real show about grief, actually uses Facebook for good Salon
Note: With the fallow season of television debuts upon us, we're looking back at a few worthwhile series that debuted in 2018 that we didn't have a chance to ...
Dealing with the loss of a loved one during Christmas Neos Kosmos
Sadness is normal, isolation isn't, says psychiatrist Dr Arthur Kokkinias. Dr Arthur Kokkinias. Photo: Facebook. Stamatina Hasiotis 19 December 2018 10:50am.
Commentary: Help is here for children who are grieving a loss Naples Daily News
November is National Children's Grief Awareness month, set aside to educate communities on how children grieve and how specialists can help them heal.
Funeral offers message of hope and healing for mother grieving loss of 4 children Greenville News
The four siblings were remembered as "special kids" at Saturday's funeral *service* at Mountain Creek Baptist Church.
Mother’s grief ‘immeasurable’ over loss of daughter The Cairns Post
A CLOSE knit community has started a fundraiser to help the heartbroken Cassowary Coast mother, who was seriously injured in a highway crash that claimed ...
Holidays After a Loss CapeCod.com News
HYANNIS – The holiday season can be an especially difficult time for those who have suffered a significant loss of a loved one in the past year. For many of us, ...
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 ...
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.
Grief dreams can provide comfort and healing during holidays Medical Xpress
The holidays are generally a time for good cheer. But for some families, an empty chair at the dinner table is a sad reminder of the loss of a loved one.
Faydra Koenig: Providing support during grief and loss Red Bluff Daily News
Last week I shared a snippet of information about how grief and resilience coexist. That it is normal and expected that times of loss create conflicting emotions ...
How to deal with grief at Christmas Mirror Online
Losing a loved one is always hard, but the festive season can make it even tougher to be missing someone. If you are struggling, read these tips from grief ...
Coping with grief during the holidays Fox 2 Detroit
Loss comes in many forms. Maybe it's a loved one, a beloved pet or even a job. Loss takes its toll on us emotionally, and physically.
Enduring grief: Coping with first responder loss EMS1.com
Firefighters, paramedics and EMTs, though accustomed to death, need to process grief when losing someone close to them.
Grief counseling offered after Ballston Spa double murder-suicide WNYT
Grief counselors were in place at Ballston Spa Middle School on Monday to help students cope with the death of a classmate.
Holiday memories: Coping with grief and loss during the Christmas season The Decatur Daily
The Rev. Brad Eades called it an ambush — that moment when a sight, a sound, a smell triggers a memory. Those moments, the bereavement counselor with ...
Student mental health must be addressed | Columns Idaho State Journal
Conversations about student behavioral health from kindergarten through college are occurring throughout our state. K-12 administrators report that they are ...
25 Encouraging Quotes To Share With Someone Who Is Grieving The Loss Of A Loved One YourTango
The death of a loved one and the stages of grief that follow is one of the hardest experiences we can go through. We all grieve differently and sometimes, ...
Coping With Loss And Dealing With Grief During The Holidays TAPinto.net
NUTLEY, NJ – Coping with the loss of a loved one is never easy, especially during the holidays. Grieving is a process that has no timetable, and everyone ...
Idaho taking action to address student mental health crisis KLEW
The vice president of the Idaho State Board of Education says the time is now to intensify efforts to help students dealing with mental health issues. "I would be ...
The Help Network Survivors of Suicide meeting is Wednesday at 6 p.m. Youngstown Vindicator
By Samantha Phillips · firstname.lastname@example.org. YOUNGSTOWN. Cathy Grizinski, Help Network associate director, says it can be healing for those dealing with the ...
Gris mirrors the stages of grief through art, sound and design Polygon
Nomada Studio and Devolver Digital add a beautiful, wordless game to the ranks of Journey and Florence. With gorgeous creative direction from Conrad Roset ...
15 Women On How They Cope With Grief Around The Holidays Bustle
Although the holidays are an exciting and relaxing time for many people, others don't look forward to them as much. If you're coping with grief around the ...
Grief counselors help students cope with loss of five people WPBF West Palm Beach
Grief counselors are available at the Westwood High School in Fort Pierce this week to talk with students having a tough time dealing with a huge tragedy.
How to console those in mourning The Boston Globe
It's OK to sit in silence with someone who has suffered a loss. Asking grieving friends or neighbors if you can do something concrete, like mow their lawn or bring ...
Is There a Right to Grieve? Psychology Today
Every society has external rules or norms that govern how we are expected to behave. Yet societies also have internal rules that set expectations on internal ...
Handling grief in a season of celebration Wadena Pioneer Journal
A gathering Sunday, Dec. 9 at Wadena's Immanuel Lutheran Church brought together people from all walks of life, most suffering from the loss of loved ones.
How do couples deal with loss and grief? There’s a Centre County resource to help - Centre Daily Times
How do couples deal with loss and grief? There’s a Centre County resource to help Centre Daily Times
I've been an OB/GYN for more than 16 years, and there is a real possibility that I will deal with grief and loss every day.
Priest’s suicide homily, ‘bully’ coach add to family’s grief at son’s funeral | WSB-TV - WSB Atlanta
Priest’s suicide homily, ‘bully’ coach add to family’s grief at son’s funeral | WSB-TV WSB Atlanta
Maison Hullibarger was a straight-A student and a tremendous athlete who ended his own life earlier this month.
A Thanksgiving Feast With Space At The Table For Grief NPR
The Charlotte, N.C. support group Mothers of Murdered Offspring hosts an annual Thanksgiving meal for families who have lost a loved one to homicide.
The holidays are a lonely time for some but these books can help. Prince George Citizen
The holidays are a thorny time for people who are recently bereaved. On the one hand, all the get-togethers supply a steady stream of company. But being ...
Do Dogs Grieve The Loss Of Their Owners? WBUR
A photograph of Sully, George H.W. Bush's *service* dog, lying in front of the former president's casket went viral over the weekend.
Gary Barlow opens up about grief over loss of daughter HELLO! Magazine
Gary Barlow has opened up about the stillbirth of his daughter Poppy and revealed why he thinks it is important to talk about it more openly.
National Grief Study Launched to Help Military Families Manage Loss of a Loved One - charlestonchronicle.net
National Grief Study Launched to Help Military Families Manage Loss of a Loved One charlestonchronicle.net
Military family members who have experienced the loss of a loved one in a duty-related death often describe continued challenges with bereavement long after ...
Dealing with loss during the holiday season | News Newton County Times
Fast Facts: Holiday season can magnify feelings of grief, loss. Allow yourself to feel what you are feeling. Contact a doctor if you are feeling symptoms of ...
Family members can share grief during the holidays, but how each person grieves is different - News - Purdue News Service
Family members can share grief during the holidays, but how each person grieves is different - News Purdue News Service
Grief isn't equal to sadness and people grieving around the holidays aren't always going to shed tears as a result, according to a Purdue professor who ...
Tips for coping with a stressful holiday season Philly.com
Here's how to make the holiday season less stressful whether you've lost a loved one or are overwhelmed with obligations.
Old North Church announces Christmas-week schedule - News Wicked Local
Old North Church, United Church of Christ, will host various services in the Old North Church Meetinghouse, 35 Washington St., Marblehead.The Longest Night ...
She Knows | Through Life and Loss PsychCentral.com
They say that pets have a sixth sense and can tell when the departed are near. I don't believe in ghosts, I believe my son is in heaven. But the other night before ...
Blue Christmas: It's the most wonderful time of the year — but what if it's not for you? - USA TODAY
Blue Christmas: It's the most wonderful time of the year — but what if it's not for you? USA TODAY
The "holiday blues" — feelings of loneliness, loss or isolation that arise during this time of year — is real. Psychologists share tips to fight it.
Two Chicago police officers hit, killed by train while chasing suspected gunman: 'No words to express our grief' - Sand Hills Express
Two Chicago police officers hit, killed by train while chasing suspected gunman: 'No words to express our grief' Sand Hills Express
(CHICAGO) — The Chicago Police Department is mourning two of its officers who were hit and killed by a train while chasing a suspected gunman Monday night ...
Poems About Loss That Shatter Meaning and Borders The New York Times
Be With,” by Forrest Gander, plumbs death and grief with an alertness to the fragility of life — and of language.
I’m done procrastinating. This is not my New Year’s resolution, it’s a story of loss. - The Washington Post
I’m done procrastinating. This is not my New Year’s resolution, it’s a story of loss. The Washington Post
I've never done well with New Year's resolutions. Like everyone else, I think about doing them for 10 minutes and then find something else to do. (Literally ...
Grief at the holidays… and some tips for coping with loss Hometown Focus
Grief is a universal reaction to loss. Grief is the normal, natural, and adaptive reaction to a loss, to the loss of a loved one who has died. The responses and.
Eamonn Doyle on family, loss and facing his grief on the Irish coast Wallpaper*
After losing his mother to cancer, Dublin-based photographer Eamonn Doyle tried to make sense of his mourning. The resulting series 'K' was shot on the ...
FCC hosts 'Silent Nights' Service for those Struggling with Grief on Sunday, Dec. 16 TAPinto.net
FCC will hold a special “Silent Nights” *service* for those struggling with grief or loss on Sunday, December 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary at 125 Elmer Street.
David Kessler's Top 4 Tips for Dealing with Holiday Grief Legacy.com
In his latest Facebook Live session with Legacy, grief expert David Kessler compares death to the Grinch from Dr. Seuss's How The Grinch Stole Christmas.
‘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 ...
Holidays can be hard on people grieving a loss, so be kind to yourself AZCentral
Just because you lay aside cherished traditions this time doesn't mean they're gone forever. You can choose to celebrate the holidays on a smaller scale this ...
Depression and grief during the holidays? How to cope with a blue Christmas Asbury Park Press
My father died on Christmas morning. I know how terrible a holiday can be.
Coping with Grief Aish
Allowing yourself to feel and express the pain is essential to healing.
Holiday help: How to cope, grieve and experience the holidays after loss Wise County Messenger
CARRYING ON – Beverly Ross of Wise County Christian Counseling is using her personal grief testimony to reach others. In September, she opened up the ...
Holiday season isn’t cheery for everyone WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The holidays are supposed to be a cheerful time of year, but that's not the case for everyone. Grief counselors say not to forget about ...
Comfort at Christmas: A Service for those in Grief or Loss Episcopal News Service
Event Title. Comfort at Christmas: A *Service* for those in Grief or Loss. When does it start? 12/16/2018. When does it end? 12/16/2018. Event Location.
Petrea King's son was having "screaming nightmares". Until she used the rainbow technique. - Mamamia
Petrea King's son was having "screaming nightmares". Until she used the rainbow technique. Mamamia
How to stop nightmares: After her husband left, Petrea King's 3yo son started having "screaming nightmares". The 'wrap in a rainbow' technique stopped them.
Grieving during the holidays WDIV ClickOnDetroit
The holiday season is supposed to be "the most wonderful time of the year" but for people who've suffered the loss of a loved one, it can be the most painful.
Oxford therapists to lead free workshop to combat grief during holidays Oxford Eagle
Oxford therapists are hosting a free workshop during the first week of December to help combat different kinds of grief during the holiday season.
Hollywood mourns the loss of actress and filmmaker Penny Marshall kwbe
(HOLLYWOOD) — On Tuesday, fans and colleagues throughout the entertainment industry are mourning the loss of actress and filmmaker Penny Marshall, who ...
Overdose, suicide, murder: Stigma adds to pain of parents who lose adult children - Springfield News-Leader
Overdose, suicide, murder: Stigma adds to pain of parents who lose adult children Springfield News-Leader
'It's out of the natural order. We expect our children will bury us': Expert says parents losing adult children to overdose, suicide is increasing.
Grief support group offers fellowship to families suffering from loss during the holidays - WHNT News 19
Grief support group offers fellowship to families suffering from loss during the holidays WHNT News 19
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The Family Services Center Homicide Survivors Program provides support to those who have lost loved ones to violence. While this is a ...
Blue Christmas at Knoxville Church to Help with Pain, Grief at Holidays KNIA / KRLS Radio
For many who have experienced grief, loss and hard times the Christmas season can be difficult to handle; the memories they struggle with, combined with the ...
Grief groups help students cope with all-too-common trauma and violence - Philadelphia Public School Notebook
Grief groups help students cope with all-too-common trauma and violence Philadelphia Public School Notebook
He doesn't know why it happened or who did it, but Semaj Brazzle remembers the exact date: June 12, 2018. That was the day when a friend of his, a high ...
How Tragedy Survivors Will Celebrate Thanksgiving TIME
Here's how some of the survivors of 2018's American tragedies will spend Thanksgiving.
Handling grief and depression: There's no right or wrong to managing sorrow during the holidays - The Daily Courier
Handling grief and depression: There's no right or wrong to managing sorrow during the holidays The Daily Courier
In what is supposed to be a jolly season, folks that are feeling less than jolly, or downright sad, can often feel guilty or all the more depressed because they ...
NPHS grad pens book about loss, grief and adoption New Prague Times
Julie Yackley was born in Inchheon, South Korea, and was adopted in May, 1986, by Don and Janice Yackley of New Prague. Even before the adoption her ...
Book review: Personal grief in 'Loss Sings' offers a new perspective on classical Arab poet - The National
Book review: Personal grief in 'Loss Sings' offers a new perspective on classical Arab poet The National
Loss Sings is part of the Cahier Series, which brings out short reflections on writing and translation by world literary luminaries, including Nobel winners and ...
600 Kildare transition year students hear of raw grief following fatal hit and run - Leinster Leader
600 Kildare transition year students hear of raw grief following fatal hit and run Leinster Leader
Six-hundred Transition year school students from County Kildare have heard the trauma and tragic circumstances in which a 16-year-old girl was killed following ...
A celebration of life — at an event devoted to death San Francisco Chronicle
Before gleefully ushering in the new year, you might wish to pause and consider the less cheery prospect of … mortality. That's the proposition offered by the ...
Sister of Bronx man killed in parking lot SUV crash outside home trembles with grief - NY Daily News - New York Daily News
Sister of Bronx man killed in parking lot SUV crash outside home trembles with grief - NY Daily News New York Daily News
The devastated sister of a man dragged to his death by an SUV in a Bronx parking lot trembled and wailed Monday as she coped with his loss.
Group provides 'companioning' to those grieving the loss of a loved one - Osoyoos Times - Osoyoos Times
Group provides 'companioning' to those grieving the loss of a loved one - Osoyoos Times Osoyoos Times
Karen Brant, Lorna McKay and Maureen Parriott started The Grapevine as a group to help others and themselves through the process of grieving the loss of a ...
Jax Taylor Hasn't Spoken to His Mom Since His Dad's Funeral — Grief Counselors Explain Why This Happens - Bravo
Jax Taylor Hasn't Spoken to His Mom Since His Dad's Funeral — Grief Counselors Explain Why This Happens Bravo
Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor and fiancée Brittany Cartwright were missing one very important guest at their surprise engagement party, thrown by fellow ...
Editorial: On the anniversary of Sandy Hook, we still grieve, we still hope - Hartford Courant - Hartford Courant
Editorial: On the anniversary of Sandy Hook, we still grieve, we still hope - Hartford Courant Hartford Courant
On December 14, 2012, at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the world changed. Innocence was shattered. Dreams of what the future might look like were ...
Child loss support group ceremony acknowledges love and grief for deceased children BayToday
'We talk about our kids and how they made us smile, how they made us proud, and how much we miss them'
New book guides readers on search for meaning after loss of loved one Lebanon Democrat
NASHVILLE – Inspired by the journal entries of a beloved mother who died from cancer, “The Hardest Part About” – published by WestBow Press – guides ...
'Smirk on His Face': Loved Ones Distraught by Priest's Sickening Behavior During Funeral for Teenage Suicide Victim - Faithwire
'Smirk on His Face': Loved Ones Distraught by Priest's Sickening Behavior During Funeral for Teenage Suicide Victim Faithwire
'Miracle Child': Boy Born 'Without a Brain' Is Absolutely Thriving. Hullibarger's parents, Jeff and Linda, had met with the priest prior to the *service* to specify what ...
Free resources launched to support British Columbians struggling with addiction, loss and grief - Toronto Star
Free resources launched to support British Columbians struggling with addiction, loss and grief Toronto Star
VANCOUVER—In response to the unrelenting impact of addiction and the overdose crisis on British Columbians, a new suite of resources has been launched ...
Classmates use art to work through grief of fire victim's death WKBN.com
Classmates of Aleysha Rosario are remembering her with their art.
Couples: Child Loss, "No U-Turn at Mercy Street" Palo Alto Online
"No U-Turn at Mercy Street" by Chandrama Anderson, MA, MFT. Here's a quote and the back cover copy: No U-Turn at Mercy Street is an unvarnished look at ...
West Hartford Community Offers Support, Resources Following Fatal Stabbing of Child - http://www.we-ha.com
West Hartford Community Offers Support, Resources Following Fatal Stabbing of Child http://www.we-ha.com
West Hartford Town Hall. Photo credit: Ronni Newton. West Hartford's mayor, the school administration, and others have provided information as the community ...
Outpouring of grief over Adib's death - Nation The Star Online
PETALING JAYA: The nation is reeling in pain at losing young Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim (pic), the firefighter who was gravely hurt during the Seafield Sri ...
How the tragic loss of a child inspired a family to help other grieving parents Neos Kosmos
Six years after the passing of their baby boy, Maria and George Mihos have honoured his memory by raising awareness for neonatal loss and giving back with a ...
The Fire That Changed The Way We Think About Grief | Magazine Harvard Crimson
Early in his medical career, Erich Lindemann grew interested in patients who had lost a part of themselves: those with amputated legs, failing eyesight, organs ...
Holiday season is the most difficult time for grieving lost loved ones: 'Now what do I do?' - Chicago Tribune
Holiday season is the most difficult time for grieving lost loved ones: 'Now what do I do?' Chicago Tribune
Welcome to the “Living After Loss” support group, where guests share their grief – and their healing – after the death of a loved one, agreeing, "The holidays are ...
Why I will celebrate this Christmas as a family SBS
For those missing loved ones, Christmas can be bittersweet.
The long goodbye: dealing with loss during the holiday season Naples Daily News
Exploring different ways to handle loss on the holidays.
South Pasadena Senior Cntr: Good Grief: Surviving Loss South Pasadena Review
The South Pasadena Senior Center, located at 1102 Oxley Street in South Pasadena invites senior citizens to take advantage of programs and services offered ...
After a suicide, here’s what happens to the people left behind USA TODAY
Because of the stigma and array of emotions felt by loss survivors after a loved one's suicide, many do not seek help or support, harming themselves in the ...
Handicapped From Suicide
I am 23 years old. I come from a large family.
How to Deal With A Death in the Family and Still Run Your Small Business
As a small business owner we have to deal with tax law changes, local ordinances, environmental laws, Worker's Compensation, etc. Just when we thought we had everything under control, something terrible happenes.
In the Blink of an Eye
Today's Quote: "My house is burned down, but I can see the sky." Sally Reed, cancer survivorThirty five years ago this weekend, my father died.
Learning to Live Again
Overcoming death and beginning once again to live is the one thing that we never anticipate can happen after we have experienced death. The truth is however, that whether we like it or not life continues on.
Why Does God Allow Suffering?
Justin was a typical ten year old boy. He liked Leggos, trains, and watching TV.
Do You Know Someone Whos Dying?
Too many people are dying alone?The dying are one of society's most unrecognized and under-served groups. As individuals near the end of life they are often ignored, discounted, misunderstood and forgotten.
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.
How to Deal with Suffering
Reflect upon the following questions, and answer those you feel might be most important for those who are most concerned about this topic.QUESTIONNAIRE ON HOW TO COPE WITH SUFFERING1- If there is a loving God, why do so many Christians and good people have to suffer so much whereas others don't? What about natural disasters?2- In suffering, why are some people so sensitive, and others not, over the same event? Give examples.
Angel of Comfort... The Story
I am an Angel artist and several weeks ago while listening to the late night news, a news story came on that really touched my heart. On the way home in the wedding limo .
I didn't know a heart could die before it stopped beating. I didn't know a life could cease before it stopped breathing.
The Truth About Emotional Intelligence
There is so much emphasis on emotional intelligence these days that it appears that people are suppressing their emotions and problems in an effort to "fit in," to keep their jobs, and using "positive self-talk" to muscle through the rough spots in their lives.Recently, I had a friend over who has suffered enormous job stress during a time when his wife's father was dying of cancer.
How to Turn Grief into Joy
I was with my daddy when he died. Excuse me, I was with my daddy when his spirit left his body.
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.
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.
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.
Recently, the magazine I own and edit got a hate letter that was so full of venom and hostility, it gave me shivers. The ultra-religious lady who wrote it is young and passionate about her beliefs.
Trial by Fire - 9 Tips for Grieving Couples
You will often hear that grief and loss bring couples together, but it can actually do just the opposite. It is possible to emerge on the other side of grief with a closer marriage, but it does take work.
Then and Now
Over one hundred years ago, during the Victorian era, death and grief were popular subjects for poems, songs and stories. Grieving was considered a natural and acceptable part of the culture.
Like it or not, we think in line with our customs and tradition often times, right down to the level of how we think of death, or about death. I was a licensed counselor for many years, and the issue came up a few times, and I was sad at its results, to hear Americas shamefully trying to avoid talking about it.
The Grief And Belief Connection
"Grief is healing: To take away our grief is to take away our healing. And learning about life after death helps us heal with greater hope, comfort and peace.
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