There are many ways to make sense of the sometimes overwhelming, often bewildering experience of grief. We know that grief is a universal human response to loss — we all grieve. We also know that grief is highly personal —
The girls and I recently became hooked on a new TV show on NBC called This Is Us. Although my kids can watch a 12-episode series in a weekend’s time, I don’t often have the inclination to sit that still
That is all I can say, that is all I can think.
Twenty years. That is a long time ago, and yet the events of that day 20 years ago feels like yesterday. I can still remember everything so vividly,
Grief demands attention; it takes time to experience and understand feelings of loss. Take time alone when you are fatigued or need space for reflection. Take time with others when you need the support of people whom you trust and
“We write to taste life twice, in the moment, and in retrospection…We write to be able to transcend our life, to reach beyond it. We write to teach ourselves to speak with others, to record the journey into the labyrinth.”
Summer can be a difficult season for the bereaved. Summer is a time of memory making, vacations, sunlight, swimming, outdoor activities, and fun. For those who are grieving, the summertime mood may not match the mood of the person. We
Some strategies suggested here might be helpful; others may not. Try putting into practice some of the recommendations that you have not tried and find out what works for you. After a period of trial and error, you will find
When in New York, we were fortunate enough to score tickets to the Broadway musical Hamilton. I can’t really put into words how moving this experience was for the girls and for me – on a number of levels.
Camp Reflections, Transitions GriefCare’s day camp for grieving children and teens is around the corner. T-minus less than a month until the big day: Saturday, May 14 at Lake Wheeler Park. Things are ramping up and I can’t help but
Grief is often described as a journey. Just like the literal journeys we take in life, the grief journey can be very unpredictable. We may know where we want to get, but we are not sure how to get there,