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Grief... it hurts, it's raw and it's a journey filled with feelings that can be extreme.
Often we don't want to feel these feelings. Often we resist them.
I found the more I resisted my painful feelings the more they persisted. When I allowed my feelings to come through and then expressed them through my writing the healing began.
Filling our empty spaces with love
By Monica Jones
One of the feelings that we have when we lose someone close to our hearts, is the emptiness...Comments
By Dora Carpenter Submitted On October 26, 2014
I wish you peace when you're feeling so, so sad
I wish you memories that'll make you smile
I wish you energy that'll last throughout your day
And the support you'll need for a while
I wish you...Comments
If you or someone you know is feeling crushed in sorrow... you are not alone! Grief Survivor~ 28 Steps toward Hope and Healing is available through the Grief Toolbox...Comments
I have been through so many conflicts and pain in the past 5 months and 2 weeks: physical and emotional as a result of my loss. Just wanting to be with the love I have lost - unable to endure the pain that losing him has caused. The daily agony of every second, every minute, every day that he is not with me.
Feeling I have had enough of this life now, that I have nothing more to give to...Comments
When someone dies, many people feel the need to express their condolences. It is only polite, after all. However, it’s not easy to come up with the right thing to say in such an awkward situation. It often turns the most eloquent person into a babbling annoyance who says the wrong thing at the wrong time.
One of the common platitudes that people offer is “Let me know if there’s anything...Comments
What a hell of a ride it has been. I look back over the last 22 months and I am in awe at how far I've come, yet how stagnant I've become. I feel I need to speak directly to those struggling parents out there or to those that are trying to love and be there for those struggling. It's one hell of a torturous road.
You say you get it and you understand and you recognize, but I am here to...Comments
The loss of a loved one can be a devastating experience and we suddenly find ourselves navigating a new path in life.
It is a path that we cannot plan and there is no fixed address.
Grief takes you in so many different directions that can surprise you in any given moment.
It is important to acknowledge your feelings...Comments
Animals have been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. I have been both a dog and cat owner; every time one of them died, the pain of grief was intense. I always considered my pets to be a part of our family. I have always viewed my pets as loyal and faithful companions but never really gave much...Comments