Category Archives: Grieving

My Sister Was Murdered: AfterTalk Inspirational Quote 11.10.16

“My Sister was Murdered,” begins Rebecca Peyton’s talk about  why we should share our stories of loss and disappointment. This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. ‘My sister was murdered nearly a decade ago and I can’t shut up about it’, is how Rebecca Peyton begins this

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Her Father’s Death: AfterTalk Inspirational Quote for 10.20.16

The emptiness was like hunger and indigestion, all tucked up under her lungs. She was reminded of her father’s death. The call she had taken that evening in her tiny med school apartment, her mother telling her that he was in the hospital. She had not changed clothes or told anyone she was leaving. Took

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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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