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Managing Grief with Harry Potter

Managing Grief with Harry Potter We go through many losses in life. It's hard to manage when we are dealing alone. By connecting with friends or fictional characters we might be able to better man...
By Dr. Janina Scarlet
In Grief
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Grief is just love.....

“Grief, I’ve learned, is really just love. It’s all the love you want to give, but cannot. All that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat, and in that hollow ...
By Kathy Parker
In Grief
Thursday, March 23, 2017

Do we ever really say goodbye.......

COPING WITH GRIEF Coping with losing a loved one is one of life's great difficulties. If you have experienced the pain of mourning, you know that any way to ease the loss is welcomed. While our kn...
By Sam Osherson, PhD, is a therapist in private practice in Cambridge, MA, and a Professor of Psychology, Emeritus, at the Fielding Graduate University.
In Grief
Monday, March 20, 2017

What is involved with Cremation?

Cremation is an option for the final disposition of a deceased person, reducing the body to ashes by a heat process.  It has been around for thousands of years. During the beginnings of cremat...
By Todd Abell
Friday, March 10, 2017

The Worst Kind of Suicide Shaming

We had a funeral last week for an elderly man who died under hospice care.  The family requested that the hospice’s chaplain, Chaplain Gerry, make a visit to their dying loved one.  Gerry...
By Caleb Wilde
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

In Grief; When Can I Stop The Process

Grief comes in three stages: the beginning, the middle, and the rest of your life.  ~ Candace Lightner How will I know when I can stop the grieving process? My friend, I have to as...
By Marty Tousley
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Loneliness of Grief

The Unique Loneliness of Grief Most people don’t think in depth about the idea of loneliness. Loneliness is one of those concepts we assume we know. We equate it to the very definable concept of b...
By Whatsyourgrief.com
Thursday, August 25, 2016

Previous Posts

I'm Not Crazy

It was just over a year after Dominic’s accident, and a friend forwarded an article about odd behaviors of those who were “stuck” in grief. Along with the forward was a little tag, “Reminds me of y...

Rebuilding after the death of a loved one

Rebuilding a life isn’t easy especially when we may not want to, feel like it, or know where or how to start. When just getting out of bed makes us so tired we want to crawl right back in. When we ...

Waves of Grief

Someone on reddit wrote the following heartfelt plea online:  "My friend just died.  I don't know what to do." A lot of people responded.  Then there's one older guy's incredible com...

Father's Day......

Father's Day...   By Chuck DeKlyen webmaster@griefwatch.com   This month families all over will be gathering to celebrate Fathers Day.  Families might meet for a BBQ, maybe go ca...

Abell Funeral Home providing quality personalized monuments

Did you know that Abell Funeral Home can provide you with high quality, personalized memorials?   Abell Funeral Home is partnered with a family owned monument company enabling us to...