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Grieving With A "Higher Power"

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CS Lewis famously wrote “no one ever told me that grief felt so like fear”. I’ve often thought all grieving …
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Climate chaos and collective grief  

In the winning entry of the Theology Slam competition, Hannah Malcolm says that the Church must seek opportunities both to express mourning and to speak of hope
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Collective grief over the climate or the earth is a new reality and a new loss that is becoming more and more real to people.  With climate change, disasters and loss of a potential future,  humanity is grieving universally

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‘I am not planning to heal’: A crash leaves suspended grief

‘I am not planning to heal’: A crash leaves suspended grief | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
GITHUNGURI, Kenya (AP) — The Rev. George Kageche Mukua was coming home. The Catholic priest had last seen his Kenyan family a year ago, when he boarded a plane for Europe. His return ended in a thunderous impact i
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‘I am not planning to heal’: A crash leaves suspended grief

 

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Dealing with pet grief | Globalnews.ca

Dealing with pet grief | Globalnews.ca | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Okanagan pet professionals gathered in Kelowna on Sunday to discuss how they can better support those mourning the loss of a family animal.
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Dealing with pet grief | Globalnews.ca

 

Dealing with a loss of a pet is always difficult

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Tragedy, magical thinking, and the lasting impact of grief

Tragedy, magical thinking, and the lasting impact of grief | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
One day, when Geraldine de Brit was just seven years old, her mother and brother left the house and never came back. This is her story of the following days, weeks, months and years
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impact of grief

 

Sad story of loss and dealing with the lasting impact of grief

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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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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

 

Good article on grief and how we view death due to our many social contexts

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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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Why we should start recognising the loss of a pet as 'real grief'

Why we should start recognising the loss of a pet as 'real grief' | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
There's often the expectation to keep feelings “in perspective” or to move on and get another one as if pets are interchangeable non-entities we can replace.
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Why we should start recognising the loss of a pet as 'real grief'

 

Recognizing the loss of a pet as real grief has come a long way but it still needs to go farther

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How the Death Positive Movement Is Coming to Life

How the Death Positive Movement Is Coming to Life | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
From joining coffin clubs to downloading apps like WeCroak, here's how a growing number of people are living their best life by embracing death.
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How I Discovered Little Griefs | Mentoring and Recovery

How I Discovered Little Griefs | Mentoring and Recovery | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
This beautiful photo sums up “little griefs” so perfectly to me. There is the big rainstorm that dropped an ocean of water down onto the world. Then there are the raindrops, each trying to find their footing after being so suddenl
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How I Discovered Little Griefs | Mentoring and Recovery

 

 

Short article on the little griefs we experience throughout the year of our life.  Any type of loss is a grief, even the smallest.

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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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Brain stimulation improves depression symptoms, restores brain waves in 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 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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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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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

 

Interesting account on how grief is not as neat and ordered as we think

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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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