Ask Annah: How Can I Fix My Grief Pain?


Dearest Neighbor, I feel your pain and I am so very sorry for your losses. “How can I fix my grief pain,” you ask? I wish there was one simple answer I could

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5 Ways for the Bereaved to be Mindful in the New Year | TAPS


Mindfulness practice can often seem like just another task on an already too long and daunting to-do list. Here’s how you can incorporate mindfulness into your day.

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Doctor walks a mile through snow, ice to get to his patients


The Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Children’s Hospital of Atlanta didn’t let the snow and ice get in the way of him doing his duty.

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Dying cancer patient faces eviction from his home


A man with terminal cancer is facing an eviction after falling behind on rent.

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Tearful Two-Step: The Dual-Process Grief Model


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You probably won’t be bereaved for long before someone tells you about the five stages of grief. You likely knew of these even before you lost your loved one. This description of the grieving process came from research done in the 1960s when Elisabeth Kubler-Ross interviewed people facing death due to illness.

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For reasons that I have never fully grasped, the five-stage model of how people respond to their own imminent deaths became almost universally accepted as an accurate description of what happens when you lose a loved one. (A similar transformation may have caused the political party of Abraham Lincoln to become the political party of Donald Trump.) At any rate, five decades later everyone from members of the general public to grief counselors and other mental health professionals accepts that this model describes the experience of bereavement.

The problem is that the five-stage model does not describe…

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How to Talk to Someone Who Has Lost a Loved One to Suicide – Our Side of Suicide


Survivors of suicide loss often face many well-meaning but inappropriately worded questions. One survivor shares how questions are perceived.

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