Category Archives: Grieving

Before he died: Clear-Cut by Chanel Brenner: AfterTalk Inspirational 8.8.19

by Chanel Brenner  It falls from my binder, cherry crayon streaks ripen in sun, LOVE RILEY—   a valentine from my son, three weeks before he died,   cutout paper once a tree, before its felling and reduction to pulp.   I pick up the heart, hold it like a seed I’ll save   to

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Grief in the Emergency Department –personal lessons from loss

Grief in the Emergency Department – personal lessons from loss By Dr Caroline Macari Two years ago something happened that, not to be overly dramatic, changed my life, including my everyday experience of my job as an emergency specialist. My older brother, Martin died of a rare and aggressive form of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma that spread

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Life, Loss and Grief Books for Teens: AfterTalk Inspirational 3.28.19

Young Adult Book Releases That Discuss Life, Loss and Grief for Teens by Holly Gilbert If you’ve suffered the loss of a loved one, it can feel like the world you once knew is gone and that you’re now going through life in a deep, persistent fog. Also, if you were heavily involved in the

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Grief During the Holidays

5 Ways I Learned to Deal With Grief During the Holidays by Dixie Lincoln-Nichols The end-of-year holidays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s, were always the most beautiful, loving, and hopeful time of the year. Unfortunately, it’s not so much the case this year, and I’m working on enjoying the jingle bells ringing, the good times and singing, and

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