Loss of a Family Member

After Loss of a sibling

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  • Episode 219: Mens Journey Through Grief

    Posted on June 10, 2024 - by admin

    Listen to four men speak very candidly about the different untimely losses in their lives, and how they took this often tumultuous journey through grief. Join hosts, Dr. Gloria Horsley […]

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  • Episode 212: Embracing Hope Anew After Multiple Losses

    Posted on January 22, 2024 - by admin

      Discover hope amidst multiple losses with insights from Dr. Gloria Horsley, Dr. Heidi Horsley, Jennifer O’Brien, and Dr. Barbara Hopkinson. Explore their personal journeys of overcoming the initial belief […]

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  • Episode 210: Developing Passion and Purpose After Loss

    Posted on December 21, 2023 - by admin

    Does it feel impossible to develop passion and purpose after loss? Join Dr. Gloria Horsley and her daughter Dr. Heidi Horsley, along with their guests Elizabeth Coplan, Ken Ross, and […]

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  • Episode 209: Finding Hope After an Anticipated Loss

    Posted on December 20, 2023 - by admin

    What is unique about anticipated loss and how does one find hope again? Join Dr. Gloria Horsley and her daughter Dr. Heidi Horsley, along with their guests Ken Ross, Elizabeth […]

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  • Episode 207: From Grief to Peace

    Posted on November 13, 2023 - by admin

    Does moving from grief to peace after a loss feel impossible?  Join Dr. Heidi Horsley, and her guests’ Heather Stang, Dr. Wendy Lichtenthal, and Gina Moffa, as they discuss how […]

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  • Episode 206: Making Meaning After Loss

    Posted on November 13, 2023 - by admin

    Have you ever wondered how to make meaning after a loss?  Join Dr. Heidi Horsley, and her guests’ Dr. Wendy Lichtenthal, Gina Moffa, and Heather Stang as they discuss meaning […]

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  • Episode 205: Moving on Doesn’t Mean Letting Go

    Posted on November 13, 2023 - by admin

    Are people telling you that in order to move on after a loss, you have to let go? Join Dr. Heidi Horsley, and her guests’ Gina Moffa, Heather Stang, and […]

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  • Episode 204: Surviving the Storm of Multiple Losses

    Posted on October 28, 2023 - by admin

    Are you trying to figure out how you are going to survive the storm of multiple losses?  If so, join Dr. Heidi Horsley and her guests Adam Rabinovitch, Claire Sharkey, […]

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  • Episode 203: The Overlooked Grief of Losing a Sibling

    Posted on October 28, 2023 - by admin

    Do you feel like your grief is overlooked after losing a sibling?  Unfortunately, this is all too common an issue for bereaved siblings.  Join Dr. Heidi Horsley and her guests […]

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Articles

  • Space to Heal: Finding Meaning after Loss

    Posted on May 20, 2024 - by Ilana Estelle

    Coping with the death of my twin has been an incredibly challenging and personal experience. Finding meaning and purpose in the aftermath has and continues to be a deeply personal […]

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  • When Grief Causes Mental Health Problems

    Posted on May 6, 2024 - by Ilana Estelle

    Grief support and mental health are deeply interconnected aspects of wellbeing. Grief is a natural response to loss, whether it’s the death of losing someone close, the end of a […]

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  • Soul and Grief Connection

    Posted on April 8, 2024 - by Ilana Estelle

    The soul and grief are deeply intertwined in many spiritual and philosophical traditions. It’s only natural that after someone dies, those they leave behind will start to question and want […]

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  • Poem Eases Sister’s Pain

    Posted on March 25, 2024 - by Judy Lipson

    After our sister Jane’s death, Margie and I, working long retail hours, did not communicate very often. Although we did not speak about our loss, Margie sent me a poem […]

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  • Writing through Grief

    Posted on March 25, 2024 - by Ilana Estelle

    I write about grief to help me through the ‘grieving process’ after the loss of my twin. I hope it helps you too. Grief is complex; it’s based around individual […]

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  • Twins: Connected in Life and Death

    Posted on March 8, 2024 - by Linda Pountney

    Twins: Connected in Life and Death As a twin myself, the death of actor and identical twin Jon Hager was especially fascinating. Jon and Jim Hager co-starred in the old […]

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  • Grief Can Transform the Future

    Posted on March 4, 2024 - by Ilana Estelle

    Grief can throw a spanner in the works, but it can also bring acceptance and closure positively, so long as we’re honest with ourselves. Our experiences can distort our perception […]

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  • A Spiritual and Healing Journey

    Posted on February 26, 2024 - by Ilana Estelle

    Spirituality and healing around grief is inevitably an individual and personal journey, with no two people sharing the same experiences. While my interest in spirituality started in childhood, my spiritual […]

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  • Am I a Sibling if my Siblings Have Died?

    Posted on January 22, 2024 - by Judy Lipson

    Am I a Sibling if my Siblings Have Died? “I am the middle of three, and sadly, I lost both my sisters.” This is who I am. As a bereaved […]

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  • Finding a Path Through Unresolved Grief

    Posted on January 8, 2024 - by Lori Grande

    The First Moments of Grief After landing at Miami International Airport on the evening of June 8th, 2005, I hopped in a friend’s car and said, “Take me to William.”  […]

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  • Sharing the Experience of being a ‘Twinless Twin’

    Posted on October 10, 2023 - by Linda Pountney

    Being a Twinless Twin As a twinless twin, the emotions I felt were mirrored in other twinless twins I met.  Just listening, for the first time, to other twins tell their […]

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