Emotion

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Jun'15

Grieving the Loss of Hopes and Dreams

I just realized my birthday is tomorrow. Seriously, I totally forgot. Although I’m always bad with dates, truthfully I think …

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22

May'15

Guilt vs Regret in Grief

When it comes to grief, guilt and regret are words that get tossed around pretty regularly.  We all have things …

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21

Apr'15

Feeling Nothing During Grief: The disorienting experience of emotional numbness

There are so many things one can feel in this life – anger, joy, jealousy, love, shame, happiness, embarrassment, amusement, sadness, …

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24

Mar'15

Grief and Forgiveness: Part One

I can’t remember when we first promised a post on grief and forgiveness and I couldn’t bring myself to look …

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26

Feb'15

Mourning the Past While Living in the Present

Last night I fell asleep trying to piece together the fragments of a memory. It was a summer evening at …

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17

Feb'15

Understanding Avoidance in Grief

Avoidance is an important concept for grievers to understand.  Some of you may remember we briefly touched on this subject when …

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11

Dec'14

The Utility of Laughter in Times of Grief

Among the kinds of coping you expect to see from a griever, the reaction that seems to surprise people the …

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21

Oct'14

Grief Triggers and Positive Memory: A Continuum

Central New York, where I grew up, overachieves when it comes to cold weather seasons.   I won’t even get started …

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14

Oct'14

Grief and Isolation

10 signs you’ve been spending too much time alone: 1.  Your laundry basket is filled with a soft pile of …

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25

Sep'14

Grief, Emotion & Major Life Decisions

I should start out by saying this post is not about some disastrous decision I made while grieving, so don’t …

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15

Sep'14

64 Thoughts on Individual Worth and Forgiveness

Litsa and I have been promising a forgiveness post for months now.  No one has specifically asked for this particular …

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08

Sep'14

Dear Daughter: Mourning lost memories

Dear Daughter, You will be 5 in a few short days. You’re starting pre-school, you’re learning your letters, you can …

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