Author: Jill FitzGerald

Grief Unrecognized: Loss of a Sibling

So often the death of a sibling is dismissed, unrecognized or even ignored. Author Jill Fitzgerald talks about how our siblings are one of the longest lasting relationships we will ever have. An important relationship and will forever be.

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You Can’t Control the Waves, But You Can Learn How to Surf

The waves of grief following a loss are like the waves crashing in at the shoreline. Author Jill Fitzgerald talks about how to make the choice to ‘learn how to surf’ the waves of grief as a means of empowerment.

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Grieving the Difficult Relationship

“What I really wanted to say was…” Not all relationships are conflict-free, yet the unspoken rule of grief is “you don’t speak ill of the dead.” Author Jill Fitzgerald talks about grieving the difficult relationship. The one where we still had unfinished business, or our memories, and feelings toward the person who passed aren’t all pleasant.

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The Work of Grief

Author Jill FitzGerald, LCSW talks about the physical task of grieving, and it’s tax on the conscious, physical body and emotional state. It’s like running a marathon, that doesn’t end at 26.2 miles.

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