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A Grief Care Plan: Your Foundation for Support

We have hundreds of articles on this site with thousands of ideas for living life after loss. But today, after…
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Being an Active Participant in Grief (aka Intentionally Grieving)

Grieving is a verb, like walking or talking or roaring or dancing or building. But when people talk about grieving,…
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Grief Signs and the Frequency Illusion

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Over the last few years I’ve had several friends die, all completely unexpectedly. I’ve been thinking a lot about the…
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displacement while grieving

Understanding Displacement While Grieving

Grief is complex. I think we all can agree on this. Grief twists, turns, changes, and evolves. A number of…
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Grief and Guilt: ‘I can’t believe I did that’ edition

Grief and Guilt: "I Can't Believe I Did That" Edition

When we train physicians, nurses, and other hospital staff on providing good end-of-life care, we always start and end by…
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understanding stuck points in grief

What are Stuck Points in Grief?

What are "stuck points"? In 1992, researchers Resick and Schnicke first described the term "stuck points" in their work exploring…
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64 Tips for Coping With Forgetfulness in Grief

We've said it once, and we'll say it a million times: You're not losing your mind, you're just grieving. Yes,…
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Grief and Concentration: 8 Tips for Coping With an Inability to Focus

Grief and Concentration: 8 Tips for Coping with an Inability to Focus

You’re sitting at your desk at work and suddenly realize you have been staring at the wall—lost in thought or…
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Hey There Grief Brain, I'm Ignoring You Today.

I am in a massive writing rut. Wait, let me restate that. I am in a massive rut that has impacted my…
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