Blog: Riding the Waves of Grief

On grief, resilience, and healing

June 26, 2018

Grief descends on anyone who is facing loss. We most often think first of a person

who has lost a loved one to death, but grief does not restrict its reach. Before the loved ones are visited by grief, It first has affected the person who is ill with a life-threatening c...

June 19, 2018

Humans in every culture, in every time have found their ways to grieve. On a trip to New Zealand, I discovered one that was brought forward to current times

I think the one lesson I have learned is that there is no substitute for paying attention. ~ Diane Sawyer

The Auck...

June 15, 2018

Father’s Day does not mean the same thing to everyone. The first time I ever paid attention to it was in 4th grade. Before that, lacking a father, I overlooked it. That year however, suddenly there was an art project that everyone had to do. (Note to younger readers: t...

June 6, 2018

Little-known fact: The Five Stages of grief are the source of almost-fifty years worth of conventional wisdom about grief. But they were meant to describe the end-of-life experience of people with life-threatening illness, not the experience of mourners who have lost a...

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