Monthly Archives: September 2016

AfterTalk Inspirational Quote 9.29.16

“But I explained that deep grief sometimes is almost like a specific location, a coordinate on a map of time. When you are standing in that forest of sorrow, you cannot imagine that you could ever find your way to a better place. But if someone can assure you that they themselves have stood in

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The interesting thing about grief

Stephen Colbert is no stranger to grief. When he was 10 years old, his father and two older brothers died in an Eastern Airlines plane crash in North Carolina. He made several statements when his mother passed at 92, including these. A video follows. “The interesting thing about grief, I think, is that it is

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Losing a Loved One to Cancer–CONTINUED

Author of our recent post on coping with losing a loved one to cancer, Jasmine Dyoco, has shared with us the following links to articles that may help those of us who have lost someone to cancer. If you haven’t read the original article, you can find it by clicking this link: http://www.aftertalk.com/blog/how-to-cope-after-losing-a-loved-one-to-cancer/ Understanding Leukemia  10 Ways

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Returning to Work: AfterTalk Inspirational Quote 9.15.16

Returning to work Editor’s note: I love this poem because it expresses such raw emotion about something commonplace that most of us who’ve experienced a loss have had to face–that first day back at work. It is attributed to Ruth Davis. Hello I’m back but I’m merely a shell Since I last saw you I’ve

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How To Cope After Losing A Loved One To Cancer

By Jasmine Dyoco Cancer affects millions of people in the U.S. each year, and, as one of the most aggressive diseases out there, it has caused a profound amount of grief in the loved ones who must watch sufferers go through painful treatment and complications. It’s never easy to watch someone we love suffer. When

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