Loss of a Family Member

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  • Viewing the Body: Does it Help or Harm?

    Posted on February 7, 2021 - by Neil Chethik

    excerpted from FatherLoss, by Neil Chethik, available here. Should you view the body after a loved one’s death? Immediately after the father’s death, one important question for sons was whether […]

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  • How to Be Grateful in Grief

    Posted on February 5, 2021 - by Catherine McNulty

    Gratitude is a buzzword we hear all the time.   We hear it so much we often dismiss it.  To be honest, it’s a trend I ignored until a mentor told […]

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  • Assembling My Grief Survival Kit: What’s In Yours?

    Posted on January 15, 2021 - by Harriet Hodgson

    My husband died two weeks ago, but I had been preparing for his death a long time. I was my husband’s caregiver and watched him summon courage when he learned […]

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  • Widow Resolutions: The Four Gs

    Posted on December 21, 2020 - by Kerry Phillips

    The new year offers a time for reflection and looking ahead. For the widowed community, it can be a double-edged sword: wanting to move forward while holding onto the precious […]

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  • Understanding the Reaction of Others

    Posted on October 20, 2020 - by Bob Baugher

    This is an excerpt from the book: Coping with Grief: A Guide for the Bereaved Survivor by Bob Baugher. You can order it at: www.bobbaugher.com   Understanding the Reaction of […]

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  • Targets of Anger during Bereavement

    Posted on October 16, 2020 - by Bob Baugher

    This is an excerpt from the book: Understanding Anger during Bereavement by Bob Baugher, Carol Hankins & Gary Hankins. You can order it at: www.bobbaugher.com Targets of Anger during Bereavement  Oneself […]

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    Meaning Making

    Posted on October 6, 2020 - by Ruth Field

    This is an excerpt from The 4 Facets of Grief: Heal Your Heart, Rebuild Your World, and Find New Pathways To Joy, which is available at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B073ZMKKH2.   Meaning Making […]

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  • Adapting to a New Reality: Taking ‘Grief Breaks’

    Posted on October 2, 2020 - by Ruth Field

    This is an excerpt from The 4 Facets of Grief: Heal Your Heart, Rebuild Your World, and Find New Pathways To Joy, which is available at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B073ZMKKH2   Keep Learning […]

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  • Everyone Else is Carrying on with ‘Life as Usual’

    Posted on September 13, 2020 - by Bob Baugher

    This is an excerpt from the book: Coping with Grief: A Guide for the Bereaved Survivor by Bob Baugher. You can order it at: www.bobbaugher.com   At this time in […]

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  • The Grieving Codependent

    Posted on September 9, 2020 - by Mary Joye

    Codependency is a term that gets tossed around a lot but few seem to know what it really means. Even those who suffer from it can be completely unaware it’s […]

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  • Widowing and Social Distancing: Tips for Staying Connected

    Posted on May 25, 2020 - by Kerry Phillips

    Widowhood is already isolating, and now with social distancing, it can be an even lonelier existence. Here are a few tips to stay active, engaged, and connected: Remember this too […]

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  • ‘Speaking Grief’

    Posted on May 25, 2020 - by Elizabeth Brady

    On Tuesday, May 5, Speaking Grief aired on WPSU and other public television stations across the country. The aim of the documentary is to “create a more grief-aware society by […]

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  • Happiness After Loss is a Choice

    Posted on May 11, 2020 - by Gloria Horsley

    Are you afraid you will never be happy again after experiencing a loss? Many people feel that way after losing a loved one or they feel guilty at the thought […]

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  • Mercy, Comfort and Hope During the Pandemic

    Posted on April 7, 2020 - by Ann Schiebert

    I don’t know about you, but when I watched the USS Mercy and the USS Comfort docking at ports on the West and East coasts, my breath was captured by […]

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  • How to Recognize Your Coping Style When Dealing with Loss or Change

    Posted on March 30, 2020 - by Gloria Horsley

    If you are struggling with an addiction (of any variety), it may well be that you have not yet fully developed the coping strategies that provide a way to handle […]

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  • Stay Connected, Strong, and Creative

    Posted on March 20, 2020 - by Gloria Horsley

    Heidi and I recently had an online get-together through Facebook Live with our friend, Alan Pedersen.  During our discussion, we talked about coping strategies for these uncertain times due to […]

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