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Resolution

Posted on November 16, 2006 - by admin

Resolution by Pien Ris, MIM 19 From now on I will only speak with my own voice. Learn how to use it, in integrity with my self. Can only be […]

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Siblings & Parents: Branching Out to Heal

Posted on November 16, 2006 - by admin

Dr. Heidi Horsley from the Family Guidance Program has been conducting workshops and discussions on sibling loss. Here is a recent article from issue 111 of TheLink newsletter of the […]

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Are We All Losers? Understanding Grief

Posted on November 13, 2006 - by admin

The well-known pioneer researcher Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross identified five states through which the dying patient goes. It is also true that the recently bereaved and the about to be bereaved […]

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Men and Grief

Posted on November 13, 2006 - by admin

Men grieve differently from women. Our cultural roles make it difficult for men to look for support, and harder again to accept it. Men are so often silent, solitary mourners […]

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Terminal Illness- Death and Grief

Posted on November 12, 2006 - by admin

No one likes to think about illness and death, when we are well, we feel invincible and there is nothing that can prepare us for the shock and devastation of […]

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Grief and Loss: Another Perspective

Posted on November 12, 2006 - by admin

Grief and loss is a multifaceted counselling field based on the loss of someone or something. “Grief is our response to loss, particularly the death of a loved one. Grief […]

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Dealing With Grief and Loss – How to Mend a Broken Heart

Posted on November 12, 2006 - by admin

What is it about Grief & Loss that upsets us so much? Is it the heavy duty emoting that we have to do to get through our suffering? Is it […]

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Grief Assistance: Things That Shoud Never Be Said

Posted on November 12, 2006 - by admin

When we lose a loved one to death, it seems like everyone has a word to share. Regardless of the circumstances or the difficulty of the loss, each person has […]

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Child Bereavement: Words of Comfort for a Child

Posted on November 12, 2006 - by admin

Young people need as much time to grieve after the death of someone close, whether they show it or not. The most common issue for a parent is that the […]

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Grief, Part Three

Posted on November 11, 2006 - by admin

Why You? And now, dear Friend, why you for the blizzards of life that temporarily whip off the blossoms and fruit? Because God loves you! He wants to strengthen you […]

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