Category Archives: Helpful Lists

How to Help Someone in Mourning

Originally posted on Kirschner's Korner:
When a friend or family member loses a loved one, the tragedy presents a powerful opportunity for you to serve as an important source of emotional support. But what exactly should you do? Should…

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Grieving the loss of an Animal Companion

For many of us our first experience with death and loss is as a child when we lose an animal companion. At five years old I was mystified when I discovered my pet goldfish floating at the top of her … Continue reading

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The Journal as Journey

A Journal can be a creative tool for processing feelings of grief and loss by providing a private space for expression. Studies have shown that there are health benefits to keeping a journal as it can be a source for … Continue reading

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Six Ways to Help Someone Who is in Grief or Depression

“Let me know if there is anything I can do”. It’s a phrase well meant, but in a culture that doesn’t support grieving it has become uncomfortably hollow. It may be more helpful to ask: “What do you need right … Continue reading

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