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Helping children respond to death

Helping children respond to death | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
One woman has devoted her life to supporting young people as they grieve, writes Julie Power.
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Grieving children need healthy ways to respond to death.  Grieving children should be treated openly and allowed to express themselves.  It is when grieving children are prevented from allowing to mourn or express themselves that psychological maladies can develop that will affect them for the rest of their lives.

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The Grief Coaster: Understanding stress in grief - What's Your Grief

The Grief Coaster: Understanding stress in grief - What's Your Grief | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Stress is a given, whether it’s experienced in response to major life events or minor everyday occurrences. When life is going okay, your stress ebbs and flows. It’s kind of like one of those little kiddie roller coasters – all small peaks and tiny dips. When something terrible happens, your stress level rises dramatically and yo
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The Grief Coaster: Understanding stress in grief - What's Your Grief

 

Great article on grief counseling and dealing with stress. Please also review our grief counseling program

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4 Things No One Tells You About Grief

4 Things No One Tells You About Grief | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Death is not the only reason people grieve. In fact, any loss - whether it is a relationship, job, or one's own health - can cause grief.
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THE WAG: We do feel grief when we lose a pet

THE WAG: We do feel grief when we lose a pet | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it

Aug 9, 2008 I have to do this … she has pain, no vision and her qualit

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THE WAG: We do feel grief when we lose a pet

 

Good article on pet bereavement

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Princess Diana’s Close Friend Shares Beautiful Advice for Coping with Grief

Princess Diana’s Close Friend Shares Beautiful Advice for Coping with Grief | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Princess Diana's close friend Julia Samuel is a grief counselor who is close with Prince William and offers her advice on grieving.
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Supporting parents when newborns die: 'Bereavement care is really evolving'

Supporting parents when newborns die: 'Bereavement care is really evolving' | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
The technologist moved the ultrasound wand over Kristin Blouch’s abdomen, but could not find the heartbeat of her 5-month-old fetus. - Marie McCullough, Philadelphia Inquirer
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Support, Nurture & Love: Talking to Children About Pet Loss

Support, Nurture & Love: Talking to Children About Pet Loss | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Knowing how to support children through the death of a pet can be incredibly intimidating. Explore the best way to support children through the pain of pet loss, in a healthy way.
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4 ways to overcome grief and not let your business suffer

Grief is a common phenomenon that can occur over the death of a loved one, financial losses, work stress, family problems, or any other major issues in life.
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4 ways to overcome grief and not let your business suffer

 

Grief can affect every facet of life, including one's business.

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Bereavement care industry survives sluggish market

Bereavement care industry survives sluggish market | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
SIBU: Bereavement care industry leader Nirvana Holding Berhad (Nirvana) Sibu branch made impressive turnover of RM22 million last year from RM18 million the previous year despite sluggish market co…
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5 Reminders as We Serve the Dying and Their Families

5 Reminders as We Serve the Dying and Their Families | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
5 Reminders as We Serve the Dying and Their Families by Joel Woodard. Free pastors and Christian leadership resources for your church ministry and congregation at Crosswalk.com
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5 Reminders as We Serve the Dying and Their Families

 

Good article for Christian Counselors as well as those interested in Pastoral Thanatology Training, as well as Grief Counseling training

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10 things to remember when considering hospice care for a loved one

10 things to remember when considering hospice care for a loved one | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
It's a difficult decision. Make sure you ask the right questions.
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10 things to remember when considering hospice care for a loved one

 

Good article about hospice for a loved one

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Coping with the death of a pet - Pune Mirror -

Coping with the death of a pet - Pune Mirror - | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Experts share tips on how to deal with the loss of a beloved furry friend
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Grieving the loss of a pet? 4 coping tips from an expert

Grieving the loss of a pet? 4 coping tips from an expert | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
For 16 years, Donna Kahora has moderated a support group for bereaved pet parents.
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Good article for tips in coping over a loss of a pet

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Turning the page on grief - Bayside News

Turning the page on grief - Bayside News | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
IF the test of a good book illustrator is how well their pictures connect to the text, then multi-talented Langwarrin resident Nicky Johnston has nailed it. The former Frankston High School student’s pictures – which have been described as “whimsical”, “soft” and “emotional” – will now be enjoyed by children and their parents aroun
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How Children Mourn: Adapting To Grief As A Family

How Children Mourn: Adapting To Grief As A Family | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Losing a loved one is arguably the hardest thing we have to cope with in life, and for children who don’t have the awareness or vocabulary to make sens
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Good article on children and mourning and how a family as a whole adjusts and adapts to grief

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Yearning in Grief and Loss - What's Your Grief

Yearning in Grief and Loss - What's Your Grief | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
I’m a yearner; always have been and always will be. I ache for days and moments that exist only in the past. Childhood moments mostly, the majority of which involve my mother. These memories are particular to me and so I won’t bore you with them. Instead I’ll leave a blank space where you can inser
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Yearning in Grief and Loss - What's Your Grief

 

Good article on grief and yearning

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Hiking Through Grief

Hiking Through Grief | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
When men grieve, they often need to do something physical to help them along. Some men build things. I go hiking for a week in Yosemite.
My goa
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Hiking Through Grief

 

Good article about the journey through grief and the experiences that come with it

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As workplace changes, some firms re-examine bereavement policies - Mississippi Business Journal

As workplace changes, some firms re-examine bereavement policies - Mississippi Business Journal | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
One of the most difficult passages in life is losing a family member. While most companies give employees three days off to grieve the loss of an immediate family member, recently Facebook decided to offer up to 20 days paid leave to grieve the loss of an immediate family member and up to 10 day
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Why We Grieve So Intensely for Our Pets | World of Psychology

Why We Grieve So Intensely for Our Pets | World of Psychology | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
When a pet dies, we're losing more than just our pet: we're losing companionship, a source of comfort, a good listener, and more.
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pet loss bereavement

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Why We Grieve So Intensely for Our Pets | World of Psychology

When a pet dies, we're losing more than just our pet: we're losing companionship, a source of comfort, a good listener, and more.
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Why We Grieve So Intensely for Our Pets | World of Psychology

 

Good article on pet loss grief and why the pain is so intense in losing one of our fury friends

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Dear Abby: Grieving mom has right to ignore dead baby's father

Dear Abby: Grieving mom has right to ignore dead baby's father | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Dear Abby: My son “Jake” was born in June. His father was a good friend I thought I loved and loved me. The day I told him I was pregnant,
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Finding Hope in Hopeless Days

Finding Hope in Hopeless Days | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Finding Hope in Hopeless Days ,Jason Soroski - Read more about spiritual life growth, Christian living, and faith.
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Finding Hope in Hopeless Days

 

 

Grief counseling and Christian Grief counseling can help people find hope when it seems so distant

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February Feelings: In Photographs On Photogrief - What's Your Grief

February Feelings: In Photographs On Photogrief - What's Your Grief | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
If you are a WYG regular you probably know about photogrief.  But in case you aren’t a regular or you don’t know about photogrief, here’s a quick history: we love using photography to express and cope with grief.  Lots of you love using photography to express and cope with grief.  We thought it would b
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February Feelings: In Photographs On Photogrief - What's Your Grief

 

Good article about grief and what is called photogrief.

 

February is an type month to witness this type of prolonged winter anxiety and in some cases seasonal depression.

 

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These Illustrations Totally Nail How Difficult The Grief Process Is

These Illustrations Totally Nail How Difficult The Grief Process Is | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Required viewing for all human beings.
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These Illustrations Totally Nail How Difficult The Grief Process Is

 

Good visual aides to the ideas of grief and how we deal with it

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New group to aid in grieving

New group to aid in grieving | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Compassionate Friends will bring a much needed service to local families who have had a child that died.
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When Grief Gets Physical

When Grief Gets Physical | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
There is simply no way to anticipate what grief feels like.  It is one of those experiences that you can describe to someone, but it is impossible to really understand it until you are forced to live with it.  Of all the unimaginable aspects of grief, there is one thing we hear people say tim
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Good article on how grief can become very physical on our body and health

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