Posts Tagged ‘Grief’

How To Cope With The Grief After Losing Your Mother

You’re not alone if you’re struggling with loss. Wellness Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which […]

A Grief Bot Could ‘Resurrect’ My Dead Husband. No Thanks.

Artificial intelligence could totally change how we see death. Wellness Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project […]

Author Of The Shack Shares Five Tips For Dealing With Grief

What words of wisdom do you have for people who are going through grief or hardship? originally appeared on Quora – the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.. Answer by Wm Paul Young, Author of New York Times Best Seller, The Shack, on Quora: […]

The ‘Gilmore Girls’ Revival Is Best When It Talks About Grief

There’s a moment in the opening chapter of “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life,” after the first “la las” and Gwyneth Paltrow dig, when the long-awaited Netflix revival finally takes a second to breathe. Fueled by a late-night batch of coffee, Lorelai (Lauren Graham) and Rory (Alexis Bledel) convene in their rarely used kitchen to […]

Twitter Broadening Discussions About Death, Grief: Study

Social media broaching once-taboo topics in very public forums, researchers report healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants […]

If Grief Could Speak, Here Are Five Things It Would Say

If grief could speak it would say, I’m sorry. I’m sorry it’s me that arrived at your doorstep instead of love. But I am made of love too. In fact, it’s because I love so much that I hurt so much when I lose the people I love. If grief could speak it would say, […]

6 Tips for Supporting People in Grief

There are lots of folks who make their living delivering trainings for people on how to deal with touchy situations in life. Things like crisis management, sexual harassment training, diversity, other-abled sensitivity workshops, etc. I have not come across many resources for instructing people how to support a person who is experiencing grief. There are […]

6 Things You Can Do to Help Someone in Grief

While grief and loss are sticky and uncomfortable situations for many to experience, there are things that one can do to help the bereaved. About four years ago, I began to do research for my forthcoming book, “A Widow’s Guide to Healing” and I interviewed widows from all different backgrounds about their experiences. They often […]

10 Things No One Ever Told Me About Grief

“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.” — C. S. Lewis, A Grief Observed In 1979, when I was two weeks shy of turning 5, my father died. He had suffered for as long as I can recall from the effects of cancer, so my family was not surprised when he […]

Good Grief

Grief is weight – something you bear, a heaviness you learn to carry.  Grief is the weight of never. – Ron Marasco – Grief is something none of us can escape yet the topic is rarely discussed because there is no one way we all experience it. Knowing how difficult the subject is Ron Marasco, […]

Grief and the Veteran: An Inside Look

On Memorial Day, we take pause to remember and pay tribute to those Americans who died in active military service. Earlier this month I took the opportunity to address a dedicated group of psychotherapists who generously donate their time to provide pro bono counseling to veterans through a program called The Soldiers Project. I was […]

Death and Friends: Unacknowledged Grief

Mondays are exciting days for me. Some people dread Monday as the start of a new workweek, or even get a “case of the Mondays.” But Mondays are my favorite day of the week, because it is the day that my daughter, Heidi, and I interview amazing people who have written books, started foundations, made […]

Grief: 6 Reasons to Give Yourself a Hall Pass

After your loss have you sometimes wished you lived in another time, where those who were grieving were excused from social commitments for up to a year? Imagine, no pressure to attend family gatherings, or go to friends’ engagement parties or baby showers for a year following a death. No compulsion to put on a […]

Miscarriage, the Grief That We Can’t Talk About

It’s been more than three years, but there are still flashes that remind me of that day — a song or a word or the way the light falls in a room just so. Tonight, it’s words that send me back to a bright white room where a baby, my baby, died. “You give and […]

When Grief Calls Forth the Healing

“I have no sense of who I am or how to live on my own,” Margaret tearfully admitted, six months after the death of her husband and the subsequent end of her 45-year marriage to a loving, controlling man who ran their social and financial life. Molly, in losing her only child, told me that […]

9 Step Action Plan For Overcoming Loss And Grief

“You can love, lose and survive. You can fall to your knees and cry in pain. You can feel a horrible, crippling emptiness, yet recover and fill yourself up again. We all seem to survive it.” – Dr. Phil In his book, Real Life: Preparing for the 7 Most Challenging Days of Your Life, Dr. […]

Pain Is Not Redeemed by Art: Grief, Loss and Creative Practice

I’ve been a writer all my life, and a visual artist, too. When I was in private practice, I used creative tools with my psychotherapy clients, drawing from Jungian traditions, from global mythology, from creative arts of all kinds. From sand-tray to self-inquiry, my territory was the creative inner world. And then my love drowned […]

Pain Is Not Redeemed by Art: Grief, Loss and Creative Practice

I’ve been a writer all my life, and a visual artist, too. When I was in private practice, I used creative tools with my psychotherapy clients, drawing from Jungian traditions, from global mythology, from creative arts of all kinds. From sand-tray to self-inquiry, my territory was the creative inner world. And then my love drowned […]

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