June 6: Grief in the News

Managing grief can be done in different ways, from salutary rituals to exercising.  Here are a few headlines about grief this week:

Butterfly release helps the grief-stricken, www.chron.com
Hundreds of butterflies were released Sunday, June 1, 2014 as part of Heritage Hospices’ annual Wings of Love event. This liberating event is meant as an ode to loved ones. [Read more…]

Dealing with grief while at university, theguardian.com
Dealing with the loss of a family member, as well as the huge transition of entering college proved too much for a student blogger, leaving her no choice but to utilize the university’s counseling services. [Read more…]

Running can help to cope with grief, loss, The Spectrum
People deal with grief and loss in many different ways.  After the loss of her sister, Arianne Brown found running to be most resourceful way to handle her grief. [Read more…]

Does One Grief Really “Fit All”? : Why Even Some Of The Experts Get it Wrong, Huffington Post
Carol Brody Fleet, award winning author, was appalled after being invited to a workshop emphasizing that all grief is the same.  After losing her husband and father with-in 6 months of each other, Carol explains with certainty why she is a firm believer that all grief is NOT equal. [Read more…]

Only way to get past grief is to go through it, Daily Herald
Many see grief as something to avoid and move past, rather than stopping to handle it.  Although the process of working through your grief may be unpleasant, in order to move on and celebrate one most experience grief first. [Read more…]


  1. Joanne miller said on June 8, 2014 at 6:44 am ... #

    I am having a very hard time dealing with my Husbands death after a year he was sick for two years please send me any info on grieving .. Thank yor

  2. admin said on June 9, 2014 at 1:53 pm ... #

    Hi Joanne, we are sorry to hear about your husband’s death. You can check out resources on the link on the top of this page, as well as heading over to the “Community” page to connect with others. Those will both be great places to start.

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