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The Power of “Prophetic” Grief

The Power of “Prophetic” Grief

Prophetic grief can spur action and change; instead of focusing on the one who murders, we need to focus on the larger culture that fosters hatred and violence. It’s easier to deal with the ‘who’ and singularize the crime and make one person responsible and thereby excuse ourselves. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.huffingtonpost.com Good article on the power of grief when channeled to promote healing and change.  This article looks at what is called prophetic grief as a national way to push change admist pain and loss If you would like to take grief counseling courses then please review our

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9/11 Victims’ Relatives Mark Anniversary With Grief, Appeals

9/11 Victims’ Relatives Mark Anniversary With Grief, Appeals

During years of going to ground zero every Sept. 11, Tom Acquaviva has seen crowds diminish at the ceremonies commemorating the terror attacks. But his determination to participate hasn’t. “As long as I’m breathing, I’ll be here,” Acquaviva, 81, said Friday as he arrived to pay tribute to… Sourced through Scoop.it from: abcnews.go.com Good article about how grief never dies in regards to the personal survivors and family members of deceased regarding 911. This article looks at how people handle this issue individually in their battle with loss. If you would like to learn more about our Grief Counseling Certification

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The Mysticism of Death and Dying

The Mysticism of Death and Dying

Rosemarie Freeney Harding recalls family traditions surrounding death and dying, and the dreams and signs that preceded deaths in the family. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.utne.com A good article about the traditions and mysticism surrounding death.  This article looks at dreams before death and also traditions that surround death within families If you would like to become a certified bereavement counselor then please review the program #certifiedbereavementcounselor

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Getting Married 5 Days After My Dad Died -

Getting Married 5 Days After My Dad Died -

Kate Baldus reflects on why she went ahead with the wedding five days after her father passed away. It was what he wanted. Sourced through Scoop.it from: goodmenproject.com An emotional article about death and life.   How hard is it for us to enjoy life after we lose someone?  Marriage after a funeral? If you would like to become a certified grief counselor then please review the program #certifiedgriefcounselor

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Grief 10 Years Later

Grief 10 Years Later

  Just like love, grief is an experience that evolves and changes with time; but one thing is for sure, it is not forgettable, because it never goes away. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.huffingtonpost.com This article looks at the nature of grief over a long period of time. If you would like to learn more about the nature of grief and grief counseling then please review the program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs.

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Grief Counseling Training: On the Laziness of Grief

Grief Counseling Training: On the Laziness of Grief

  Grief has hit me in many ways, but the one I was least prepared for is the tiredness which floored me these past few weeks. For months I’ve been pushing through the stresses of daily life, carrying my family and caring for everyone else but myself. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.huffingtonpost.co.uk An article that looks at how grief can cause apathy and make one seem lazy due to the nature of the grieving process. If you would like to learn more about grief counseling training then please review the program. #griefcounselingtraining

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Grief Myths: Illustrated

Grief Myths: Illustrated

A few weeks back we published a post called 64 Myths About Grief that Just Need to Stop.  Today, I’m going to illustrate a few of these grief myths because my brain is too fried right now to compose complete sentences. Anyways, sometimes it takes a good stick figure to drive the absurdity of certain thoughts … Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.whatsyourgrief.com Good article about grief myths.  This article is good for those grieving and grief counselors who wish to truly understand the nature of grief. If you would like to become a certified grief counselor then please review the program

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The Psychology Of A Near-Death Experience

The Psychology Of A Near-Death Experience

The Psychology Of A Near-Death Experience   If you have ever met anyone who has had a near-death experience – or if you have ever experienced this phenomenon yourself – you know that it changes you forever. Psychologically speaking, it is nearly impossible to “go back” to looking at life and death the same way as you did before, and often you feel driven to find out why and how this can happen and if it has happened to others as well.   Despite an ever growing body of research studies that focus on phenomena of this type, as well

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In Defense of the Grief Selfie – What’s Your Grief

In Defense of the Grief Selfie – What’s Your Grief

Once upon a time, many moons ago, Eleanor wrote an amazing post about self-portraits.  In that post, in case you missed it or failed to commit it to memory, she said: There was a time when I didn’t have the words to describe my grief even privately. In those early days the only tool I … Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.whatsyourgrief.com Intriguing article about the psychology of selfies and how grief can play a role in selfies and how they can help the griever overcome certain aspects of grieving by shedding one’s skin so to speak. If you would like

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Talking About Death – When Do We Begin?

Talking About Death – When Do We Begin?

It is never too soon to befriend this mysterious, unpredictable life experience that we will all undergo. Many of us cheat ourselves out of fully living life by refusing to discuss death until we absolutely have to. It’s impossible to experience the richness of life when we subconsciously cling to it. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.huffingtonpost.com Elisabeth Kubler Ross brought it to attention to many.  Her ideas on death and preparing for it brought this once taboo subject into the daylight to be discussed among families and their terminally ill members, or any member. If you would like to earn