Monthly Archives: November 2016

Shared via Leslie Postle – Helping Others Cope with Grief – Sharing Grief is a Great Comfort


Tips and advice for helping others cope with grief, how to give sympathy and practical support. As they say “A grief shared”. . . Source: Helping Others Cope with Grief – Sharing Grief is a Great Comfort

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‘Total pain’: the work of Cicely Saunders and the maturing of a concept | End of life studies


A striking feature of Cicely Saunders’ early work was its articulation of the relationship between physical and mental suffering. This reached full expression with the concept of ‘total pain’, whic… Source: ‘Total pain’: the work of Cicely Saunders and the … Continue reading

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Grief Shouldn’t Be Ignored | LinkedIn


You may have been independent in your marriage and so you didn’t fall apart due to having to make all the decisions, paying bills etc. but the finality of their death can still overwhelm you. You Source: Grief Shouldn’t Be … Continue reading

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Shared via NHPCO – Delivering Love for Thanksgiving – in 132 Baskets | Moments of Life


Annual intergenerational Thanksgiving project delivers 520 dinners to Samaritan Healthcare &Hospice patients & families. Source: Delivering Love for Thanksgiving – in 132 Baskets | Moments of Life

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What ‘Kind’ of People Attempt Suicide? | The Mighty


For Survivor’s Day, The Mighty teamed up with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to ask those who’ve lost someone to suicide to share what they want the world to know about their loved ones. Source: What ‘Kind’ of People … Continue reading

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Shared via NHPCO – Retired veteran feels calling to volunteer at local hospice | WEAR


It is the transition of life that, at some point in time, we all must face. There are special people who volunteer to make sure that when that time comes, there’s someone to walk with you the last mile of … Continue reading

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A new kind of grief — post-election trauma – The Boston Globe


Bereavement counselor Sairey Luterman says she’s hearing from clients who say, “I can’t stop crying” or “I feel hopeless.” Source: A new kind of grief — post-election trauma – The Boston Globe

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When Grief Steals Our Oxygen


http://www.garyroe.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/photodune-2140216-oxygen-mask-s.jpg ©photodune.net Life can take our breath away. Literally. “It’s Source: When Grief Steals Our Oxygen

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Shared via Julie Nierenmeyer – Pets, peace of mind, & the end of life


For pet owners, their four-footed companions are not merely animals — they are family members who offer unequivocal love, often when it’s needed the most. Source: Pets, peace of mind, & the end of life

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Those Crazy, Unpredictable [Grief] Emotions


From the author: This is an article you can share, send, or forward to those others to help them understand the grieving heart a little better.Grief is emotional!“Where did all these emotions come from? And what do I do with … Continue reading

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