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Have you ever felt yourself resisting or suppressing your tears? Sadness, grief and tears are a natural part of life. Understandably you may want to avoid the more painful emotions, but if you do, you also limit your ability to laugh, love, connect, prosper and celebrate. Allowing yourself to deeply experience and express your tears can be a profound gift; open your heart and align you with...

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This past Saturday, a friend and I went to check out Jack Kerouac Alley and City Lights Bookstore in the North Beach area of San Francisco. As a lover of literature, I was delighted by all the quotes by famous … Continue reading →

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Accepting "what is", is one of the biggest hurdles in moving through grief. It is a transition from love being here and love lost, and that doesn't often happen overnight. The mind and heart still looks for what is lost; some research has called this "yearning" which speaks to the intense wish to reconnect with that love.

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Last week I examined a short story by O. Henry, and this week, I’m looking at a story by a famous recipient of the O. Henry Award: Alice Munro. “Gravel” is a tale told from the perspective of a narrator … Continue reading →

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At first glance, Stephanie Madoff’s Mack’s The End of Normal grabs our attention solely because she’s the wife of one of Bernie Madoff’s two sons, Mark. But the real value of the book is the experience she shares of her pain … Continue reading →

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This is the story of Nancy, as told by Dana Sitar. All I remember is what I’ve been told. Sometimes I think I have memories, but I’m pretty sure it’s just the stories people have shared with me over the … Continue reading →

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Particularly pertaining to experiences of grief and adjustment, the need to escape the heightened rollercoaster emotions every now and again is real. Grief, being a process with no certain path or endpoint, needs such a relief valve - to take a necessary rest from the unsustainable burden.

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Life wasn't meant to be easy and it sure isn't at times. Smooth sailing, piece of cake...I don't think so. Ask anyone who is grieving how life is and they'll soon tell you!

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Despite the similarities in the grief process, each person's grief is unique. The differences stem from your relationship with the deceased, coping skills, support system, and grief history. Your bereavement progresses at its own pace and you will know when it is time to mend your heart.

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