Entries tagged with “Grieving”
May these affirmations offer some comfort as you go through the grieving process and strive for deeper meaning.
When the holidays remind us of those that have been lost.
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.
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.
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…
Excerpt from Hope, Make, Heal: 20 Crafts to Mend the Heart
Shifting away from an attachment to the material aspects of personhood can help transform suffering into healing.
What helped is that I finally found a purpose for this sometimes-excruciating feeling.
The Missing Stage of Grief
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,…
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…
When grief left her adrift, Jennifer Ewing found solace in spirit boats.
Someone you know has died due to COVID-19. Here’s the script on writing your gentle condolences.
In my work, I have witnessed many beautiful words of consolation and comfort gone awry.
The death wellness movement is about facing hard choices openly and mindfully. For author Leslie Krongold, this has been a very personal exploration.
The Armor of LightAbigail DisneyFork FilmsAbigail Disney’s emotionally overwhelming documentary portrays one of the more surprising political and religious alliances of recent year…
I couldn’t imagine why I would want to dedicate two years of my life to studying with a man who could be confused with the grim reaper himself…
I’ve been wrestling lately with some extra pounds that have me worried—and are changing the way I worry about worrying. Why? Because I’ve just read Cracking the Aging Code: T…
The loss of a spouse can lead to a cascade of ill health effects.
How to use meditation to grow with loss.