Category Archives: Processing Grief

To be grateful: AfterTalk Inspirational Quote 11.24.16

To Be Grateful is a Thanksgiving Day quote from Aftertalk by Thomas Mann “To be grateful for all life’s blessings. . . is the best condition for a happy life.     A joke, a good meal, a fine spring day, a work of art, a human personality, a voice,     a glance — but this

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Pain and Grief: Inspirational Quote for 8.25.16

“Pain and grief have been kept buried for ages, bred in secrecy and shame, wrapped by an ongoing conspiracy of smiles and well-being. Pain and grief are most healing and ecstatic emotions. Yes, sure, they can be hard, yet what makes them most devastating is the perverted idea that they are wrong, that they need

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Four Tips for Coping with the Loss of a Loved One

Four Tips for Coping with the Loss of a Loved One Grieving the loss of a loved one is arguably one of the most painful life experiences anyone will ever go through. Whether someone close to you is suddenly taken from your life without warning or you’ve had time to make plans before their death

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Inspirational Quote 9.24.15 Grief is the price…

[Editor] The expression ,”Grief is the price for love” is erroneously attributed to Queen Elizabeth; but the quote comes from a longer passage by Dr Colin Murray Parkes, a British psychiatrist and a pioneer in this field. The Queen  popularized it, but Dr Parkes’ full quote is eloquent and wise and deserves to be acknowledged.The full quote

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Inspirational Quote 7.16.15: Processing Grief

“Then one morning she’d begun to feel her sorrow easing, like something jagged that had cut into her so long it had finally dulled its edges, worn itself down. That same day Rachel couldn’t remember which side her father had parted his hair on, and she’d realized again what she’d learned at five when her

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