Supporting a Griever

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Sep'15

Supporting a Grieving Child: The Importance of Modeling

Readers with children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews, or any child-age friend or family member, I want you to envision the …

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28

May'15

What Not to Say to a Griever: Illustrated

People mean well (usually), but sometimes well wishers choose the worst possible things to say after a death.  So many of …

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17

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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Apr'14

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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