Managing grief can be done in several different ways, from salutary rituals to exercising. Here are a few headlines about grief this weekRead More...
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Bill Cushnie, M.Div., & retired president & owner of Strategic Solutions, a group dynamics/adult education consulting firm.
Patti Cox, Bereavement counselor and children, teen and adult grief support group facilitator.
Jill Fitzgerald, LCSW, private grief therapist and founding board member for Comfort Zone Camp.
Pete Shrock, National Program Director for Comfort Zone Camp, specializes in children with life traumas.
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Topic: Fitness and Grief
Records and medals will never bring Dad back. I’ve accepted that. However, living life to my greatest potential and sharing his stories will keep Dad’s memory alive – and that is a beautiful thing.Read More...
Running was a huge part of my healing after my husband passed away. I had just started running with a new group of women about a month before my husband’s death.Read More...
Cycling is a place where I can connect my mind, body, and spirit. I need it as much as I need food and water or as much as others need daily grief counseling.Read More...
Now I run this route to feel alive, not to just follow his last path. I feel my legs pulling and pushing, and I revel in their movement. I marvel at my capacity to run until it feels like I’m dancing.Read More...
There is no test with running. There’s no license or membership to earn … you just run. The courage to accept the challenge and start the journey forward encompasses both my grief and running.Read More...
Instead of always running through tears of pain and sadness, I find myself still running through tears, but they are often tears of joy, gratitude, and love.Read More...
Running provides me the athletic outlet I need to connect with the feelings I used to have when 6-year-old me rounded third base at the Boys and Girls Club in Tonawanda, N.Y., my father cheering me on in his flat-brimmed hat.Read More...