December 2023

Healing After Loss: Exploring the Vital Role of Positive Experiences

Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is one of the best kinds of therapy for people who experience emotions intensely and may be struggling to manage and regulate them. Those navigating the healing process after a loss are going through a range of emotions that are tough to understand and navigate, making DBT a good support option.

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Embracing Your Vulnerability During the Holidays

Editor’s Note:  Dr. Wolfelt is a frequent contributor to AfterTalk. We thank him for letting us present this excellent video for the Holiday Season.   The Center for Loss & Life Transition is led by grief counselor and educator Dr. Alan Wolfelt We are an organization dedicated to helping people who are grieving and those

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Pearl Harbor: Eleanor Roosevelt Consoles a Nation: AfterTalk Inspirational

The first public figure to speak to the American People about Pearl Harbor was not President Roosevelt, but his wife, First Lady Eleanor during her weekly radio broadcast. In her remarks she let the nation in on what was going on in Washington at that moment—and spoke specifically to the women of America, who might

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Continuing bonds and making deceased loved ones a part of holiday seasons

By Louise McOrmond Plummer Since my beloved husband Ken’s death in 2016, Christmas has, for the most part, felt pretty ordinary. Being that we are now leading up to the 6th Christmas, one might suppose that I have become used to it, but the truth is, it still hurts, and at the risk of sounding like

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