The holidays can be an especially difficult time of year for those who are grieving. Author Patti Cox writes about how to cope when everyone around you seems happy and full of holiday cheer, making you want to just skip the holidays all together.Read 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: Spouse Loss
Another 9/11 Anniversary is upon us and I can’t decide how I feel about it. The truth is, I feel nothing. Dread perhaps, if anything.Read More...
When you get ready to say that final goodbye,
You clutch a tissue in your hand.
Death is like a ton of bricks,
That falls hard upon your land.
Fear of loss no longer holds me in such a tight grip.Read More...
In our own time of great sorrow solace is found in the opportunity to fill other hearts with hope.Read More...
Camps and bereavement groups are not the only places to create a sense of belonging. Online forums and websites such as Hello Grief allow kids to creatively express themselves. These virtual communities are just as important. They are always there — day or night.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...
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...
Guest author Angel surrounds herself with the support system of her parents, family and friends. And each day she’s stronger because of that.Read More...
In the frenzy leading up to the big day, I was told breathlessly, barely 12 hours before the event that I had to get a lei and maracas. A Lei? Maracas? Had high school graduations changed that much or was this some American tradition I wasn’t aware of?Read More...