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]

A Neuroscientist used his Research to Heal from Grief using This

Your brain on gratitude: How a neuroscientist used his research to heal from grief

Our brain on gratitude Neuroscientist Glenn Fox has dedicated his life to studying gratitude — how it improves our resilience, lowers stress, and boosts overall health. He’s an expert on the ability of gratitude to help us through tough … [Continue reading]

Jealous of the Angels

I didn't know today would be our last Or that I'd have to say goodbye to you so fast I'm so numb, I can't feel anymore Prayin' you'd just walk back through that door And tell me that I was only dreamin' You're not really gone as long as I … [Continue reading]

Military families grieving loss attend seminar of healing

'When you lose that service member, you lose a sense of who you are': Military families grieving loss attend TAPS seminar of healing

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Grief comes in all shapes and sizes, affecting any person from young to old and leaving an impact that could make hope seem unattainable. When Bonnie Carroll founded the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, or TAPS, in … [Continue reading]

OxyContin Crusader Is Making An Impact

Longtime Crusader Against OxyContin Begins To See The Fruits Of Her Struggle

Barbara Van Rooyan’s Purdue experience is a story of deception, sadness and frustration — yet when she tells it now, she emits a surprising spark of energy. That’s because Van Rooyan, part of the unlikely group of citizens who repeatedly took … [Continue reading]

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