Category Archives: Grieving

Important News about Complicated Grief

Two articles of great importance recently came out about Complicated Grief. The first is by Dr. Katherine Shear, who holds the dual appointment of the Marion E. Kenworthy Professor of Psychiatry in Social Work and Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Shear is an expert on the diagnosis and treatment

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Inspirational Quote 2.19.15: If I die before you

Promissory Note by Galway Kinnell If I die before you which is all but certain then in the moment before you will see me become someone dead in a transformation as quick as a shooting star’s I will cross over into you and ask you to carry not only your own memories but mine too

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Valentine’s Day: Healing through Writing Letters

[Editor’s Note: I was going to write the perfect post for Valentine’s day when my colleague Lisa alerted me to this post from the remarkable website WhatsYourGrief.com entitled “Dear Love: Healing through Writing Letters.” It could not be said any better. Thank you Eleanor for giving us permission to reprint it here.] Dear Love: Healing Through

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Melodies from the Heart: Loss of a Child

I would like to tell you about the Melodies From The Heart foundation, how it came about and what we do.The foundation creates music and documentaries on grief and loss, especially the loss of a child. On one hand to give comfort, on the other hand to help break the enormous taboo on such a

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