Advice for the Grieving

Understanding Your Grief: Ten Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart

Part 1 of 4 by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. Editor’s note: This four-part series is excerpted and greatly condensed from the second edition of Dr. Wolfelt’s classic Understanding Your Grief, first published thirty years ago. The new edition, just published in September 2021, retains the original bestseller’s compassionate content but adds concise passages on more …

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Working While Mourning: How To Grieve When You’re On The Job

by Adrian Martin One of the hardest parts about losing someone is that after they’re gone, your life goes on. You still have the same responsibilities to keep up, from your full-time job to your household chores. Working while mourning is a challenge.  Perhaps you’ve taken time off, and now you’re scheduled to return to …

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Grieving and Mourning–a crucial distinction: AfterTalk Weekly

Grieving vs. Mourning: People tend to use the two words interchangeably. But there is a crucial distinction. By Alan D. Wolfelt, PhD. I often remind myself that there is no love without loss. And there is no integration of loss without the experience of mourning. Your capacity to love requires the necessity to mourn. To …

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