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Grief Fatigue - When Exhaustion Becomes a Way of Life

"I'm tired all the time. I can barely put one foot in front of the other. Bruce is the same way. Exhaustion has become a way of life," Carla said. 

I Feel Lost

 

“I feel like a shadow. I’m a fraction of my former self. The days go by, and I hardly notice them. Everything is a foggy blur,” Wendy shared.

Sad vs. Suicidal: “Normal” vs. Complicated Grief

Taking Our Grieving Hearts Seriously

From the Grieving Heart… 

I Guess I Expected Grief to be Easier

I must be dumb. I keep expecting life to be smooth, even when I’m grieving.

I know I expect “smoothness” because I get upset when life is bumpy. Silly. Life has always been bumpy.

No One Said a Word

My dad died suddenly during Spring Break my sophomore year of high school. My family had disintegrated a few years before, and he was my world. I was stunned, and numb.

When Holidays Hurt: 3 Survival Tips

Ah, the holidays.

Halls, houses, and lawns are decked with festive decorations. Kitchens are filled with delightful, savory aromas. The air is laced with laughter, familiar music, and the tinkling of Salvation Army bells. 

The holiday spirit is everywhere. 

Helping Others By Sharing Stories

This weekend I was invited to speak at the Read more

Grief Support: "I Want You to Know..."

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Disenfranchised Grief: Stop Judging, Start Accepting

There is a term called “Disenfranchised Grief” and it can be used to describe any time a person’s loss is not being validated or substantiated by those closest to them.

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