Although grief is most often associated with death and mourning, there are other forms of loss which require acceptance. This article will summarize and compare two perspectives: the Kubler-Ross model and the Westberg Model
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 for what they must face.
One of the most painful ways to be left behind by a loved one is through suicide. A suicidal death leaves those loved ones left behind feeling numb and confused...
The loss of a child is incomprehensible. I share my personal loss, the conflicts of emotions and turmoil. Tips for those grieving - what to say and what not to say.
You know, we sometimes go through life accepting that which we know and love is a part of life that is lasting. As a child, we often do not think of death, for ourselves or those close to us. Death is something that happens to people we do not know...
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.
Grief visits all of us at some point in our lives. We each deal with it in our own way, and, knowing how awful we felt when we last were grieving, it’s only natural that we try to comfort our friends when we see them in pain. Here are some things that you shouldn’t say, why you shouldn’t say them,...
How do you celebrate the joy and wonder of the holiday season when you’re coping with the loss of someone close to you?
There is no cure for grief when we lose someone we love, but there are ways to cope with loss.
Grief and Alcohol were two "demons" that incapacitated me, preventing me from living a full, happy life. I found my way free. Here is how. If I could do it, so can you.