Author: Emily Clark

Effective Support For Someone Who Is Grieving

Often times we don’t know what to say or do when faced with someone in our lives in the throes of grief. We are afraid of putting our foot in our mouth or asking the wrong thing. The good news is we don’t really have to say anything at all. We just have to listen. Being an effective listener to someone who is grieving can be one of the greatest gifts we can give.

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Identity Crisis

Guest author Emily Clark recounts her identity crisis and subsequent experience of getting to know herself all over again following her husband’s death.

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My Life As An Analytical Griever

Guest author Emily Clark reflects on how being an intellectual helped – and sometimes hindered – her healing.

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Taking Care of Yourself Helps You Grieve

Guest Author Emily Clark shares how making self-care a priority was a game changer in her grief journey.

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Love Letters

What would you say to your deceased spouse if you could tell him or her anything? We all lay awake at night muttering into the darkness lost words meant for them. Guest author Emily Clark tells us how writing to her husband helps her to still feel a sense of connection.

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The Behavior of the Bereaved

It can be easy for us to judge a griever’s actions based on what we think is best for them, or how we think we would behave in their situation. Young widow Emily Clark offers her observations on how to best understand and support someone in your life who is grieving in their own unique way.

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