Entries tagged with “Grief”

“I Just Can’t Talk”

Got questions? Rabbi Rami has answers.

10 Ways to Practice Mindful Grieving

In dealing with a loss, your actions and words, thoughts, breath, diet, and more can all be tailored to a more mindful form of grieving.

16 Grief Affirmations for Coping With Loss

The universal experience of loss brings with it a deep sadness. May these affirmations for grief bring you a moment of peace during a tumultuous time.

3 Ways to Find Light When the Holidays Feel Dark

When the holidays remind us of those that have been lost.

5 Healthy Ways to Begin or Continue to Heal After Suicide Loss

For survivors of suicide, grief is compounded by the stigma and shame that often accompanies these tragic situations. Here are some healthy strategies you can use for healing—and forgiving yourself.

8 Ways to Live With a Chronic Illness

Don't just cope with chronic illness. Discover ways to let go, address limitations, and move forward while living with chronic illness.

A Ritual for Honoring the Loss of a Human or Animal Companion

Rosemary has long signified deep friendship and lasting memories. This ritual for grief, built around rosemary, creates time and space for grieving and allows others to join and share the healing process.

And This Is How Our World Will Change

Those who have deeply suffered know the only way to attain authentic and lasting contentment is to turn our hearts outward in service to those who are suffering. Here are two stories…

Be Strong — Eat for Power

Excerpt from Hope, Make, Heal: 20 Crafts to Mend the Heart

Becoming Trans-personal

Shifting away from an attachment to the material aspects of personhood can help transform suffering into healing.

Befriending Grief

What helped is that I finally found a purpose for this sometimes-excruciating feeling.

Being There for the Passing of a Loved One

Visualize a peaceful letting go for your loved one.

Book Review: Anxiety

The Missing Stage of Grief

Book Review: Finding Refuge

Synthesizing her work as a social justice activist, anti-racism trainer, and yoga teacher, Michelle Cassandra Johnson’s latest book explicitly sets out to empower readers to prio…

Book Review: Resilient Grieving

Resilient GrievingBy Lucy Hone, PhDThe ExperimentLucy Hone is well acquainted with grief and resilience. Her 12-year-old daughter, Abi, was killed in a tragic car accident in 2012,…

Bringing Food: Making a Gift of Comfort More Meaningful

By Michelle Smith When we hear of a death in our family or community we feel a powerful urge to offer comfort—and so, we bring food. In almost any culture bringing food to t…

Ceremony for Dying: The Altar

Using altars to focus intention and connection in a space.

Chart Your Own Course for Healing

When grief left her adrift, Jennifer Ewing found solace in spirit boats.

Complicated Grief: What Happens When You Can’t Go On

Complicated grief is more than the intense, acute grief almost everyone experiences after someone dear to them dies. It is prolonged and all-consuming.

​Condolences in the Days of COVID-19

Someone you know has died due to COVID-19. Here’s the script on writing your gentle condolences.