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Brain stimulation improves depression symptoms, restores brain waves in clinical study

Brain stimulation improves depression symptoms, restores brain waves in clinical study | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
With a weak alternating electrical current sent through electrodes attached to the scalp, researchers successfully targeted a naturally occurring electrical pattern in a specific part of the brain and markedly improved depression symptoms in about 70 percent of participants in a clinical study.
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Time eats sorrow after loss of a child to suicide

Time eats sorrow after loss of a child to suicide | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
There is no single “right path” through suicide loss. The journey is different for each person but it helps to know there are others walking a similar path. That knowledge can help us stay grounded on our grief journey.
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Time eats sorrow after loss of a child to suicide

 

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7 Ways Grieving When You’re Young Changes You, According To Experts

7 Ways Grieving When You’re Young Changes You, According To Experts | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Coping with the loss of a loved one is difficult at any age. But for children who experience grief at a young age, the effects of this loss may continue into adulthood. There are quite a few ways grieving when you're young changes you in general.…
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7 Ways Grieving When You’re Young Changes You, According To Experts

 

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7 Ways to Treat Yourself With Kindness While Grieving

7 Ways to Treat Yourself With Kindness While Grieving | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
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7 Ways to Treat Yourself With Kindness While Grieving

 

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How to cope with a pet loss after breaking up with a partner

How to cope with a pet loss after breaking up with a partner | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Losing a pet through a breakup causes a specific type of pain. Two experts provide pro tips how you can deal with the loss of your pet.
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How to cope with a pet loss after breaking up with a partner

 

 

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Coping With Grief: 7 Things to Remember When Dealing with Loss

Coping With Grief: 7 Things to Remember When Dealing with Loss | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
When grief feels unbearable, use these tips to help stay grounded.
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Coping With Grief: 7 Things to Remember When Dealing with Loss

 

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There Are No Five Stages of Grief - The New York Times

There Are No Five Stages of Grief - The New York Times | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
When my father died, I wanted desperately to know the timing of this thing. But grief doesn’t have a timeline.
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There Are No Five Stages of Grief - The New York Times

 

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Women are leading a movement to help us die better in B.C.

Women are leading a movement to help us die better in B.C. | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
From DIY funeral services to death doulas, B.C. is on the leading edge of a trend that wants to make death a part of life, and a better experience for everyone. Meet the women leading the trend.
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Women are leading a movement to help us die better in B.C.

 

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Grief Is Like A Breakup — Actress & Writer Molly O’Shea Explains Why

Grief Is Like A Breakup — Actress & Writer Molly O’Shea Explains Why | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Grief is like a really bad breakup. That’s what romantic comedies and having no living relatives taught me.
I spent the first half of my twenties comfort eating and watching romantic comedies. My mum died when I was 21 and I replaced her with Nancy…
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Grief Is Like A Breakup — Actress & Writer Molly O’Shea Explains Why

 

Grief is a result of any type of loss.  Life is full of losses hence grief

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Becoming a Parent After the Death of a Parent

Becoming a Parent After the Death of a Parent | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
After someone you love dies, almost all “blessed events” thereafter become a mix of happy-type emotions and sad-type emotions.  In …
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Becoming a Parent After the Death of a Parent

 

Good article on grief and the cycles of life one feels when losing a parent turns to becoming a parent.

 

The mix of happiness and loss.

 

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Stepping Stones a pathway for grief

Stepping Stones a pathway for grief | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Some people might not understand where Jeana Diaz was coming from.
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Stepping Stones a pathway for grief

 

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The coloring book that helps kids work through grief -- Aleteia

The coloring book that helps kids work through grief -- Aleteia | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Headlines are often anything but comforting, and when little eyes and ears start asking questions about our sometimes chaotic world, it can be hard to find the right answers. Earthquakes, fires, ma…
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The coloring book that helps kids work through grief -- Aleteia

 

It is amazing how coloring and other play therapies can help children work through grief

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Dating A Widow or Widower: FAQs

Dating A Widow or Widower: FAQs | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Valentine's Day is this week. (If you're looking for help coping with the day, we have some posts for you right
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When will my grief end

When will my grief end | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
I was asked this question again last week and it seems to be a very common question asked of me. People want to know, ‘when will this intolerable pain end, how will I ever stop hurting’? I have to be honest and say that grief never goes away, it ebbs and flows like the tides. Psychiatrist …
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When will my grief end

 

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How Social Context Shapes Our Views on Death

How Social Context Shapes Our Views on Death | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
How can we best handle something we all must face?
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How Social Context Shapes Our Views on Death

 

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Daily intake of nutritional supplements cannot prevent depression

Daily intake of nutritional supplements cannot prevent depression | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
The largest randomized clinical trial to study the effects of nutritional strategies on the prevention of major depressive disorder concludes that daily intake of nutritional supplements cannot prevent depression.
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Daily intake of nutritional supplements cannot prevent depression

 

How does nutrition and depression correlate

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What To Do When a Child Experiences Grief

What To Do When a Child Experiences Grief | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Explaining the death of a loved one to a child and dealing wisely with their grief and sorrow is not an easy job for any adult.
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What To Do When a Child Experiences Grief

 

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Why Didn’t Someone Tell Me I Couldn't Prepare For My Mom's Death?

Why Didn’t Someone Tell Me I Couldn't Prepare For My Mom's Death? | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
In this personal essay, Marisa Renee Lee, co-founder of Supportal and The Pink Agenda, shares some of the lessons she's learned since losing her mother eleven years ago.
On February 28, 2008, when I was barely 25 years old, I lost my mom to breast…
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Why Didn’t Someone Tell Me I Couldn't Prepare For My Mom's Death?

 

The loss of a mother is something difficult to overcome

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How To Talk With Children About Death : NPR

How To Talk With Children About Death : NPR | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Whether it's a goldfish or Grandma, every child will encounter a death at some point — and their parents will likely struggle to explain it. NPR's Life Kit and Sesame Workshop have 6 insights to help.
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Working long hours linked to depression in women

Working long hours linked to depression in women | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Women who work more than 55 hours a week are at a higher risk of depression but this is not the case for men, according to a new study.
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Working long hours linked to depression in women

 

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How to talk with your children about tragic accidents | Massachusetts | westernmassnews.com

How to talk with your children about tragic accidents | Massachusetts | westernmassnews.com | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
LUDLOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Ludlow community continues to mourn the loss of two young children who were killed in a three-car accident this week.
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Live Well: Are you willing to dance with your painful partner named Grief? | Lifestyle | gazette.com

Live Well: Are you willing to dance with your painful partner named Grief? | Lifestyle | gazette.com | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Not one of us will shake loose our mortal coils without first coming face to face with the big G: grief.
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Live Well: Are you willing to dance with your painful partner named Grief? | Lifestyle | gazette.com

 

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Bereavement Researcher: We Must Do Better for the Grief-Stricken

Bereavement Researcher: We Must Do Better for the Grief-Stricken | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Bereavement is an old-fashioned term, harking back to an era when family members who lost a loved one dressed in black, literally wearing their grief for Dr. Toni Miles on how grieving affects health and mortality, and how to support grievers.
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Bereavement Researcher: We Must Do Better for the Grief-Stricken

 

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Pets grieve too - here's how to help them cope after the death of a loved one - Mirror Online

Pets grieve too - here's how to help them cope after the death of a loved one - Mirror Online | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it

After footballer Emiliano Sala's loyal pooch was spotted pining for her late owner, Blue Cross has revealed the best ways to keep a bereaved pet calm after a loss
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Pets grieve too - here's how to help them cope after the death of a loved one - Mirror Online

 

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Do Dogs Know They're Dying?

Do Dogs Know They're Dying? | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Was Sadie really trying to tell her human companion Oscar was dying? What can we learn from numerous similar observations suggesting both Oscar and Sadie knew Oscar was dying?
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Do Dogs Know They're Dying?

 

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