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  • Building Resilience Through Art

    Posted on June 3, 2020 - by Elaine Voci

    This is an excerpt from Resilience Art: A Grief Coloring Book Using Ritual and Music to Help You Grow by Elaine Voci, Ph.D. which is available on Amazon.com. I believe […]

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  • Living and Telling Your Own Story

    Posted on May 30, 2020 - by Fran Gerstein

    This is an excerpt from Grief From the Inside Out:  Creating Meaning Around the Loss of a Child from Substance Abuse or Suicide, By Fran Gerstein, MSW, LCSW. It is […]

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  • My Loved One Died and the Grief Hurts

    Posted on May 13, 2020 - by Larry Patten

    This is an excerpt from Larry Patten’s A Companion for the Hospice Journey which is available on Amazon or though his website Hospice Matters.   He has died. She has […]

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  • The Awakening: A Widow-to-Be in Five Scenes

    Posted on April 16, 2020 - by Ginny Grulke

    SCENE I I awoke with a start; I had been buried in a dream, but a sound reached in and pulled me out abruptly. Was it a thump? Raising up […]

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  • I Just Wanted Her for One More Day

    Posted on March 21, 2020 - by Larry Patten

    This is an excerpt from Larry Patten’s A Companion for the Hospice Journey, which is available on Amazon or though his website Hospice Matters. Several years ago, our hospice team […]

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  • When Death Comes Quickly

    Posted on March 13, 2020 - by Larry Patten

    This is an excerpt from Larry Patten’s A Companion for the Hospice Journey which is available on Amazon or though his website Hospice Matters. What about a loved one who […]

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  • Solace in a Birdsong

    Posted on January 29, 2020 - by Tambre Leighn

    There are days when I feel the weight of old memories, heart losses, and traumas suffered along the path of life. What triggers this can vary. So, what I choose […]

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  • Unanswered Emails

    Posted on December 8, 2019 - by Carol Henderson

    In the poem, “Note,” Ellie Schoenfeld writes that she is still sometimes surprised and angry that she receives no calls or emails from the dead. Death should be a place […]

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  • Choosing a Retirement Community is about Living and Dying

    Posted on November 8, 2019 - by Harriet Hodgson

    My husband and I have faced many health challenges. In May, I was in acute heart failure and had open heart surgery. Now I have a pig valve in my […]

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  • A Statistical Look at Grief: Markers on a Lonely Journey

    Posted on September 24, 2019 - by Tracey Wallace

    Throw the stages of grief out the window. They simply can’t be trusted. If you are like me, or most people who are grieving in any way shape or form, […]

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  • Widowers Need To Step Out of The Shadows and Into the Light of Day

    Posted on August 31, 2019 - by Herb Knoll

    Grieving men are misunderstood. And for a good reason. After all, men don’t believe they have permission to grieve in the first place. When a man experiences a loss, they […]

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  • Episode 180: Minding Your Grieving Soul

    Posted on December 15, 2019 - by admin

    On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview Karla Helbert and Heather Stang about mindfulness, yoga, and grief.  Karla is a bereaved mom, a licensed professional counselor, and […]

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  • Episode 179: The Beat of Grief

    Posted on December 15, 2019 - by admin

    On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview Claudia Coenen and Josh Robinson about Expressing Grief Creatively. Claudia is a widow, the creator of the Karuna Cards, and […]

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  • Episode 169: Finding Hope Through Baptiste Yoga

    Posted on July 8, 2019 - by admin

    On this show Dr. Heidi and Dr. Gloria Horsley interview Rebecca Bara, owner of Baptiste Yoga Silicon Valley and Sarah Franco, Yoga Instructor at Lyons Den Power Yoga about helping […]

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