Category Archives: Coping with Grief

Wednesday Wisdom…

If you haven’t checked out this web site already, please do.  There is LOTS of great information and practical tips for coping with grief.  This particular article has a number of links to other articles they’ve written.  Make a cup … Continue reading

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Staying Stuck…

My father-in-law sent this quote to me a few days ago. When I was listening to a teleconference on complicated grief yesterday, it came to mind…strongly. One telling sign of complicated grief is intense emotionality after the passage of significant … Continue reading

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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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“It takes a lot of intentionality to lean into the deep recesses of life in the Afterloss when I touch my wounds.” ` Benjamin Allen This quote is taken from a recent facebook post by Benjamin Allen on his Healing … Continue reading

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Marinating vs. Wallowing…

Definition of marinate (vti)  (from Bing dictionary) 1. give or undergo lengthy exposure: to be exposed to something for a long time, or cause somebody or something to be thoroughly immersed in something Now that the holidays are over, folks are reporting an … Continue reading

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Weekends…

Definition of weekend (n) from Friday evening to Sunday evening: the end of the week, from Friday evening, or sometimes Saturday morning, until Sunday evening  (from bing dictionary) Today is Saturday.  It’s the weekend.  It’s practically universal that those who are grieving struggle … Continue reading

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