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Grieving on Holocaust Remembrance Day

By Larry Lynn | May 15, 2024 | 1 Comment

When I was a young boy in Brooklyn in the early 1950s, I vividly recall a man on the block rolling up his sleeve and showing me a blue tattoo of a numbers running up his forearm. The meaning of this had to be explained to me. I was perhaps five years old, but it […]

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Helping a Grieving Parent Move Forward After They Lose a Spouse

By Katie Brenneman | May 8, 2024 | 0 Comments

When a parent loses their spouse, they’re suddenly faced with a world that looks very different. The person they have built a life with is gone, and they must now navigate the changes and challenges of everyday life without them. As a child of this grieving parent, it can be difficult to know how to […]

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I Listened to Mark Twain and My Post about Grief Went Viral

By Anne Peterson | May 1, 2024 | 0 Comments

by Anne Peterson Post commentsI was shocked when the numbers kept rising. Sure, one time a poem I wrote reached 50,000 people on Facebook, and I was thrilled. But this was different. My poem reached over 1,605,000 hurting people. And not only that, 6,500 people had shared it! And it now has over 1200 comments. […]

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It Would Have Been Enough

By R.L. Nona | April 24, 2024 | 0 Comments

Grief Poem 124 Dayenu: It Would Have Been Enough by R.L. Nona If we had been given one more year to watch the sun set on the far mountains, float on our backs in salt ponds shaded by ancient willows that protest the weight of their leaves, and hold each other close as the seasons […]

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A Look at Loneliness by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.

By Alan Wolfelt | April 17, 2024 | 0 Comments

“The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.” — Norman Cousins Today loneliness is a crisis that cuts across cultures, continents, and classes. Britain has added a Minister for Loneliness to its federal government. In the United States, thirty-five percent of adults over the age of 45 report feeling lonely. […]

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How Death Makes Life Better by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.

By Alan Wolfelt | April 10, 2024 | 0 Comments

“If you live each day as it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.” — Steve Jobs For quite a few decades now, our culture has put on a pretty convincing show of whistling past the graveyard. Americans have long had high levels of assumed invulnerability. We pretended death didn’t exist. Starting in […]

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Coping With Grief and Loss: The New York Times offers these links

By Larry Lynn | April 3, 2024 | 0 Comments

Living through the loss of a loved one is a universal experience. But the ways in which we experience and deal with the pain can largely differ. What Experts Say: Psychotherapists say that grief is not a problem to be solved, but a process to be lived through, in whatever form it may take. How to Help: Experiencing […]

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Power Of Rituals And Memorialization In The Grieving Process

By Melissa Calvert | March 27, 2024 | 0 Comments

by Melissa Calvert A ritual is a ceremony of meaning, a continued observance of ceremonies which are repeated routinely are known as rituals. Rituals can either be done in an isolated manner or by gathering lots of people; it varies from person to person. Rituals are held to mark important events in one’s life, for […]

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How To Explore Grief Through Words

By Stella Lincoln | March 20, 2024 | 0 Comments

Being a human being, you are coupled with life, death, happiness, sorrow, winning and losing. All in all, humans are connected through emotions with each other and different things in their lives. And upon losing a loved one or something really important, we got really emotional and it is a feeling of intense sorrow, grief […]

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Strategies for Preparing and Coping with Imminent Loss

By Beau Peters | March 13, 2024 | 0 Comments

When people talk about managing grief, often this involves grieving for someone who’s already passed. However, there are times when a loved one may be approaching the end of their life, perhaps due to an illness or age. In this situation, some find that they have already begun experiencing aspects of grief. This can be […]

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