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The Reality of Growth and Grief: where the hell is my rainbow? – What’s Your Grief

The Reality of Growth and Grief: where the hell is my rainbow? – What’s Your Grief

If you regularly read WYG you might have noticed that Eleanor and I can be a wee bit pessimistic from time to time.  Okay, maybe a little more than a ‘wee bit’.  Actually, get me and Eleanor in a room together and you will find us holding half-empty glasses of cynicism, playing a drinking game called – what … Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.whatsyourgrief.com Great article on grief and many of the false assumptions that come with growth and transformation after loss.  This article sets it straight . If you would like to become a certified grief counselor then please review the program

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The strange grief of losing a grandparent you barely knew

The strange grief of losing a grandparent you barely knew

It’s an odd kind of sorrow, losing someone you barely knew but who was such an important part of you, writes Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.dailylife.com.au Good article about losing someone within your lineage but not knowing them that well personally.  This article reviews some of the feelings that may go with this If you would like to become a certified grief counselor then please review our program #certifiedgriefcounselor

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Abortion’s Circle of Grief Is Not Limited to Two | NRL News Today

Abortion’s Circle of Grief Is Not Limited to Two | NRL News Today

  Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.nationalrighttolifenews.org The grief of the loss of a life of a child via abortion is not only twofold, child and mother, but crosses to many other family members who experience potential relationship losses.  Father-son, Uncle/aunt-nephew, grandparent-grandchild.   It is time to consider these losses as well and the pain abortion causes everyone. If you would like to learn more about Christian Counseling or are interested in becoming a certified grief counselor then please review #certifiedgriefcounselor

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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 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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Complicated Grief by Stephanie Muldberg – Midlife at the Oasis

Complicated Grief by Stephanie Muldberg – Midlife at the Oasis

Stephanie Muldberg shares her story of losing her son and suffering from Complicated Grief, a little-known but treatable form of grief. Sourced through Scoop.it from: midlifeattheoasis.com A sad and courageous article of a parent dealing with complicated grief that is sometimes associated with tragic loss, such as losing a child.  This article looks at her undying love for her child If you would like to learn more then please review the program and see if you would like to become a certified grief counselor #certifiedgriefcounselor

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When Bereavement Leave Ends: going back to work after a death

When Bereavement Leave Ends: going back to work after a death

Here at WYG topics seem to come up in waves.  We see trends in comments on the blog, social media, and in emails.  Lately the trend has been going back to work after a death.  Let’s just get the obvious out of the way:  it sucks.  But beyond that there are so many questions.  When … Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.whatsyourgrief.com It can be horrifying to have to face the stress and pressures of the world after grieving the lost of a loved one.  Once bereavement leave runs out, we are left with the sterile feeling of moving on with

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What I Learned About Living From the Dying

What I Learned About Living From the Dying

When a person is faced with the shattering reality of imminent death, what goes through his or her mind? In 2013, I had no idea. Two years ago today, Lisa Choueke Blank, a beautiful and dynamic Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.huffingtonpost.com An excellent article from the Huffingtonpost about learning about life from death.  Death is part of life and has to be understood in order to comprehend the meaning of life.  Dealing with death and understanding how it correlates to life is an important skill. If you would like to become a certified grief counselor then please review the program

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How to let go when a loved one is dying

How to let go when a loved one is dying

Reaching acceptance that a person is dying is a difficult path for the individual who is ill as well as for their family members. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.pbs.org It is the hardiest thing in the world to let go of someone we love.  Our world and our idea of reality is totally destroyed.  This article takes a closer look. If you would like to become a certified grief counselor then please review the program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs. #certifiedgriefcounselor

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What Not to Say to a Griever: Illustrated

What Not to Say to a Griever: Illustrated

People mean well (usually), but sometimes well wishers choose the worst possible things to say after a death.  So many of the commonly used platitudes aimed at providing comfort actually have the opposite effect by minimizing a person’s grief. Please allow me to literally illustrate my point for all you non-believers. 1.  “Don’t cry” or ” You have … Source: www.whatsyourgrief.com Here is another good list of what not to say to a griever.  Good intentions can cause serious wounds so please review these “no, no” phrases If you would like to become a certified grief counselor then please review the program #certifiedgriefcounselor