Monthly Archives: January 2017

Grief Support: struggle vs. surrender


grief support that doesn’t suck: no platitudes, no easy fixes, and no pseudo-spiritual bypass. It’s grief support for deep & intelligent folks. Like you. Source: struggle vs. surrender

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Caring for the Compounded Grief of 2016 | Hospice Times


Source: Caring for the Compounded Grief of 2016 | Hospice Times

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Facing Life without Your Loved One | The Grief Toolbox


When a loved one dies we are left with a gaping hole in our lives.  There is such a sense of absence of their physical presence.  The way they hugged us is gone.  The way they smiled is gone.  The … Continue reading

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Shared via Grief Healing – Experiencing Loneliness After the Loss of a Spouse | The Mighty


A widower talks about the particular solitude, or loneliness, he and many others have experienced after the loss of a spouse. Source: Experiencing Loneliness After the Loss of a Spouse | The Mighty

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Shared via Grief Healing – Dying Isn’t Fighting Death – SevenPonds BlogSevenPonds Blog


The words we choose to describe the end of life process have a deep effect on patients and caregivers. Learn how our language can either harm or heal Source: Dying Isn’t Fighting Death – SevenPonds BlogSevenPonds Blog

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Goodbye to Her Little Sister: Helping a Grieving Elder – Elaine Mansfield


When the overnight aide arrived at 10 pm, Virginia wasn’t asleep in her bed. She wasn’t in her apartment or down the hall in the sitting area or anywhere obvious. After a frantic search, […] Source: Goodbye to Her Little … Continue reading

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Shared via Grief Healing – Caring for a Loved One: The Letter Every Caregiver Should Write – Grief In Common


As we are caring for a loved one who is dying we may second guess every decision. Read the letter every caregiver should write themselves. Source: Caring for a Loved One: The Letter Every Caregiver Should Write – Grief In … Continue reading

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What Harry Potter taught me about grief -What’s your grief?


Source: What’s your grief?

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Beware of Wolves in Sheep Clothing Child Predators


Originally posted on traumablog.net:
Having worked with hundreds of adult clients who have been sexually abused as children, the common trait has always been that child sexual abuse is about having access to children, authorised or otherwise. Sexual predators,…

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Shady Characters That Caregivers Should Be Aware of (Part 1) | LinkedIn


The Dutch have a saying: “The world is good, but the people could be better.” While some people can be allies in providing care to an elderly loved Source: Shady Characters That Caregivers Should Be Aware of (Part 1) | … Continue reading

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