Grief of Battling Chronic Cancer

The Unmatched Grief of Battling Chronic Cancer

A chronic battle with cancer presents unyielding challenges to its victims, and foremost in these trials is the distinctive grief that accompanies protracted cancer diagnoses. Cancer victims who are fighting for their lives every minute of every day, … [Continue reading]

The Call in UK for two weeks’ paid bereavement leave

Charity calls for two weeks’ paid bereavement leave

THE Sue Ryder charity called on the government yesterday to introduce two weeks’ statutory paid bereavement leave for all employees. The national bereavement charity is asking for new legislation to provide paid leave after the death of a close … [Continue reading]

How to cope with pandemic loneliness this holiday season

The holiday season can be a joyous, but many suffer from depression during this time of year. A number of factors can contribute to the “blues” during the holidays, including social isolation, grief and financial strain. This year, you may also … [Continue reading]

Author Hopes To Help People Through Hurt With ‘The Grieving Project’

Lisa Sniderman Hopes To Help People Through Hurt With ‘The Grieving Project’18 min read

An 18 minute read The Grieving Project is a unique, inventive spoken word audiobook that sets the stages of grief to music to help us move from surviving to thriving. The entire audiobook, all 22 tracks, is spoken over original musical compositions. … [Continue reading]

3 Ways to Talk with Kids about Pandemic and Grief

3 steps to talk with kids about death in the pandemic

As India's Covid-19 cases rise, it’s increasingly likely to receive news about related deaths within our community. While it’s natural to want to shelter kids from such realities, should we be preparing them for possible loss in the pandemic? … [Continue reading]

Support Program for Nurses to Deal with Grief and Anxiety

Imagine Launches Support Program for Nurses

“I was quickly overwhelmed with the weight of so many sick and unstable patients, not knowing if and when things would ever get back to ‘normal.’ Once again, Imagine created a program for me to turn to with people who understood how I feel; people … [Continue reading]

Mark Wahlberg on Guilt and Grief in ‘Good Joe Bell’

TIFF Review: Mark Wahlberg Effectively Handles Guilt & Grief in Cathartic Drama Good Joe Bell

The first event at which we see Joe Bell (Mark Wahlberg) speak his anti-bullying message can’t help but make you laugh. He’s standing on-stage with a disheveled look cultivated by a weeks-long journey on foot, spouting more nervous “ums” then … [Continue reading]

Helping children through COVID-19 pandemic grief

COVID-19 | Helping children with pandemic grief

“Not telling them does not protect them,” said one of the authors, Louise Dalton, a consultant clinical psychologist in the department of psychiatry at Oxford, who led the project together with Elizabeth Rapa, a senior postdoctoral researcher. “Even … [Continue reading]

How to Be with Sadness. 6 Steps for Supporting Others Through Tough Times

How to Be with Sadness

On my way to becoming a trauma and emotion-centered psychotherapist, I learned to just be with sadness rather than trying to fix it. I learned my presence and willingness to offer support was all I could realistically do. Being there was enough. Some … [Continue reading]

Infertility – A Woman’s Silent Prayer

A Woman’s Silent Prayer

On the first day of Rosh Hashana we read the story of Hannah, a woman who faces the pain and suffering of being infertile, like many of our matriarchs. The first chapter of Samuel 1 begins with “vayehi ish,” “there was a man” describing Hannah’s … [Continue reading]

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