Grief & Bereavement
There is no cure for grief when we lose someone we love, but there are ways to cope with loss.
Losing a pet is always painful, and this is my story of losing my beloved Greyhound Lady. I hope this helps other people who have just lost a much loved dog, cat or other pet to know other people do understand the pain...
Death is a strange phenomenon. No one can quite understand it. But the emptiness we feel when someone we love passes away is truly real.
My love of 39 years died in Janurary 2014. I wrote this piece before, and finally published it, because I am no longer the same person I was. Maybe some of my experiences can help you some day.
Here are 8 practical ways to help the bereaved in areas that are often overlooked. The grieving does not always have the mental capacity to answer "How can I help?" Be the one who knows what to do.
An article looking at the complexities of grief and suggestions on how to deal with it based on medical advice, but most importantly, through the authors own experience.
The loss of a child is incomprehensible. As I share my personal loss I reveal the conflicts of emotions and a wake up call to what should not be said to a grieving parent.
As we prepare for the death of those who are close to us, we may experience grief before the event even occurs. This can become problematic when it changes the way we feel and act toward them.
Put yourself in the place of a dying person. Learn to accept your own mortality and then reach out to someone who has been told they will die soon. Be there to listen and help them accept their situation and prepare...
Seniors experience more loss than any other age group. Learning to effectively cope with grief and sorrow is essential to continuing life in a happy and healthy manner.
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