A new grief therapist asks if being empathic is a liability? – Ask Dr. Neimeyer


Is being empathic a liability? asks a new grief therapist in this week’s AfterTalk Ask Dr. Neimeyer.

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Sometimes the most a ICU doctor can offer is to be present with people


The sad truth, I’m reluctantly learning, is that sometimes the most I can offer is to be present with people.

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Major Milestones Along the Grief Journey – Our Side of Suicide


Mindy lost her dad 20 years ago, but as most survivors will say, it feels like no time has passed at all. Here, she reflects on all that life has brought her, including the more recent passing of her mother.  Approaching 20 Years As a Survivor of Suicide Loss It’s hard to find the words. …

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The Sullivan Four: Tears of Grief at the Beauty Shop


A blog about brain cancer, the loss of a child, and the grace of God.

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Talking with the doctor makes it easier to deal with grief and bereavement | EurekAlert! Shared via Sympathy Solutions


In a comprehensive study, researchers from Aarhus University show that grieving patients who receive what is known as talk therapy at the general practitioner shortly after a relative’s death, have a lower risk of suicide and psychiatric illness than others. Data from 207,000 million Danes is included in the register-based study, which can contribute to new practices in the preventative area.

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Advice for Older Workers From Modern Elder Chip Conley


Tips from Chip Conley, author of ‘Wisdom @ Work: The Making of a Modern Elder’

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How to Help a Friend Through a Loss | My Jewish Learning


When a friend has lost a loved one, it can be difficult to know how to help. Read on to learn the best ways to comfort your pal.

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