Category Archives: Advice on Grieving

FIVE MINUTES TO LIVE: An AfterTalk Inspirational Quote:

FIVE MINUTES TO LIVE is a famous sermon given by Rabbi Kenneth Berger on Yom Kippur day in the fall of 1986. It was inspired by the crash of the Challenger space shuttle on January 28, 1986 and the subsequent revelation that the crew had likely survived the explosion and lived for another five minutes

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Managing Grief after Losing a Loved One to Suicide

  Losing a loved one to suicide can mean a very different grieving process from other types of loss. When someone we love takes their own life, they often leave behind unanswered questions, anger, and/or a feeling of guilt that something could have been done to prevent it. It’s important to understand that the process

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Inspirational Quote 8.20.15: death of a beautiful being

I don’t really enjoy experiencing pain. No one does. But we will become less human if we learn to detach ourselves from one another to the point that when we experience death of a beautiful being (our mothers, our fathers, our sisters, our brothers, our soul mates, our friends etc.) that it will not bother

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Inspirational Quote 4.2.15: Do not go gentle

This week’s poem is by one of my favorite poets, Dylan Thomas. The recent movie “Interstellar” used this poem several times. It is an affirmation of living life to the last breath, of not not giving one’s self up to grief after the loss of a loved one. It is a great message to all

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Do You Have a Question About Grieving ?

AfterTalk Launches Advice on Grieving Column by Dr. Robert Neimeyer Whether you are grieving the loss of a loved one, or counseling someone who is, you now have the opportunity to ask a leading authority for advice. Dr. Robert Neimeyer and AfterTalk.com have teamed up to offer advice to those in need. We invite you

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