Supporting a Griever

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Mar'15

The Role of the Acute Stress Response in Grief

I want you to think about the worst moment of your life.  When was it?   What was happening?  Personally, …

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12

Mar'15

The Unprecedented Nature of Individual Grief: Trading answers for understanding

If I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard someone say they like ambiguity, I’d be pretty broke. Studies …

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04

Dec'14

A Holiday Gift Giving Guide for Grievers

Whether you are shopping as a griever or for a griever (or both!), shopping at the holidays can be tough.  You …

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15

Aug'14

In Memory Robin Williams: How to Talk With Kids About Suicide

photocredit: Bago Games via flikr creative commons Until earlier this week I couldn’t imagine that a celebrity death could hit …

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26

May'14

Support for Grieving a Military Loss

This Memorial Day we take time to remember the thousands of families who have lost loved ones who were serving …

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03

May'14

National Widow’s Day

Today is the first annual National Widow’s Day.  This day was declared by the folks over at Widow Wednesday.  Haven’t heard …

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30

Apr'14

A Wedding Guide for Grievers: tips for remembering and coping

With save the dates covering my fridge it is becoming hard to deny that wedding season is upon us.  Though …

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31

Mar'14

Supporting Grieving Families: tips for RNs and others on the front line

We have a series here at What’s Your Grief called ‘What’s Your Question’, where we tackle the grief questions that …

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23

Dec'13

5 Tips: Surviving Tradition for the Children’s Sake

After a family member dies it’s common for adults to feel they have to engage in holiday ritual and tradition …

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25

Nov'13

Talking to Children About Death: The danger of euphemism

You all know what a ‘euphemism’ is, right?  It’s a benign or innocuous word used in place of one that …

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15

Oct'13

Grief Support vs. Comfort: A pro-tip for the compassionate and caring

Litsa and I like to offer advice on supporting grievers.  We’ve covered a lot of ground, from how to write a …

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16

Sep'13

Helping a Teenager Deal with Grief

It’s difficult to sum up how to support a child or teenager without being overly general because, just like big wrinkly …

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