Monthly Archives: February 2014

Wednesday Wisdom: Winter

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“The secret anniversaries of the heart…”

Tuesday’s Thoughts: I’ve been thinking a lot about important dates for the bereaved. Today is one client’s birthday. She has lost every member of her original family, most recently a sibling. Her birthday was always “a big deal” in her … Continue reading

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Open Mind Friday: Religion vs. Spirituality…

There are many attempts at defining religion and spirituality. The way I define them is that religion happens on the outside and spirituality happens on the inside. Religion is based on organization, liturgical styles and sets of beliefs. Spirituality is … Continue reading

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Journaling…

Whether you are grieving a person or a pet, journaling is a great tool for expression of that grief. ¬†Here are some great ways to start… http://www.hellogrief.org/a-grief-journal-for-the-non-writer/

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George…

This is George. He died 5-10-10 and I still miss him. I’ve lived with lots of dogs during my lifetime, but George was THE ONE. I always said that no one would look at me the way George looked at … Continue reading

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Efficacy of Telephone Counseling…

Here’s an article I came across this morning while doing a little research. ¬†While I am NOT a mental health counselor, this article does address some of the issues and concerns of utilizing the telephone as a medium for support. … Continue reading

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A New Normal…

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Children and Grief…

Here’s an unusual video in that it’s for children directly. Underneath are some great suggestions for guiding your child through the process of grief. http://www.sayinggoodbye.org/get-support/children/ If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to leave a comment here or … Continue reading

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Spiritual Questions…

When someone we love dies, it is natural to question. Over the years, I’ve counseled dozens of people who have gone through crises of faith after someone they loved dies. One woman had gone to church every day of her … Continue reading

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