She Lost Her Brother in Iraq. To Heal, She Did This

She Lost Her Brother in Iraq. To Heal, She Co-Wrote a Book with 2 War Widows

On April 29, 2007, U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Travis Manion died in combat in Anbar province near Fallujah. "My brother's death changed me," said the 40-year-old Doylestown native. With her family, she launched The Travis Manion Foundation, run by … [Continue reading]

When living with grief, avoid these people

When living with grief, avoid negative and difficult people

I keep my radar out at all times, even seven years later. Actually, people with long-term grief need to keep their guard up forever. Being in the company of negativity is unhealthy. There are people who feed on emotional problems and turmoil. They … [Continue reading]

How You Can Help Those Who Are Hurting

People Who Are Hurting Need You More Than They Need Your Words

They Need You More Than They Need Your Words Not sure how to help others who are hurting? You aren't alone. Most people want to help but don’t know how. For some, reaching out to someone in crisis is scary because you don’t want to say or do the … [Continue reading]

Coping After A Miscarriage

10 Quotes To Help Cope "I Carried You Every Second Of Your Life, And I'll Love You every Second Of Mine." - Unknown No matter what anyone says, you don't have to just get over it. It's ok to grieve and it's ok to hold onto the memory of the life … [Continue reading]

Yes, Grief is an Expression of Love

Ask Annie: Grief is an expression of love

Dear Annie: I lost my wife of 32 years, and two months after, I lost my son. I will never be the same. How can I get through this? -- Grieving Dear Grieving: I am so sorry that you lost your wife. I am so sorry that you lost your son. Each loss is … [Continue reading]

People Handle Grief in Different Ways

People deal with grief in different way

The holidays are a time for family and traditions, and it’s common to experience grief associated with the memories a lost one. According to Dr. Phil Epstein, a psychologist at Partners for Behavioral Health & Wellness in Beachwood; Dr. Jeff … [Continue reading]

Phil Beastall’s latest film highlights Britain’s elderly loneliness crisis

Phil Beastall's Christmas films have made millions cry – this year he wants to highlight Britain's elderly loneliness crisis

Phil Beastall, a filmmaker whose work portrays the emotional distress that affects us all – covering themes such as love, loss and bereavement – has released a moving new film ahead of Christmas. ... Now, Beastall has released a new short film to … [Continue reading]

6 Simple Things You can do for Someone Who is Grieving at the Holidays

6 Little Things You Can Do For Someone Who Is Grieving At The Holidays

5. Create new holiday traditions The holidays can be particularly hard for those who are grieving because of previously established traditions that may now be too painful to carry out. If they’re up for it, try doing something new this … [Continue reading]

How To Get Through Unexpected Grief

How To Get Through Unexpected Grief

Grief Continues at Unexpected Times I was traveling for work when the call came in — my dad wasn’t going to make it through the night. The world fell away, like everything was loud and silent at the same time. Nothing would ever be the same. I … [Continue reading]

How do I deal with the death of a spouse?

Dealing with death of a spouse

This question was posed to Cathy Novaky, Ph.D., an outpatient clinician for Behavioral Health Services at Altantic Health System’s Newton Medical Center. Q: My husband died last year, and my family seems to have dealt with it and moved on. But … [Continue reading]

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