Coping with Grief

Coping As A Family

Communication is the key for a family coping with grief. It is important to be together to talk, cry or even sit in silence. At the same time, there should be respect for each member's way of handl...
By Dr. Lee Drake and Sherry Williams White
Monday, February 1, 2016

The Fence

During grief, families often find themselves arguing over things that are just things. Susan Smith, editor and writer, tells a story about uniting two brothers and the power of forgiveness. Life is...
By Susan Smith
Monday, November 9, 2015

The Alzheimer's Challenge

Jessie Flynn, writer, Life-Coach, and grief specialist, shares a story of loving devotion, double loss and invaluable support as she tells the story of a families battle with alzheimers disease and...
By Jessie Flynn
Monday, November 9, 2015

Survivors Include . . .

Louanne Stanton writes, "I was once told that grief is like an overwhelming wave that washes you from your familiar shore. This powerful and all-consuming force tumbles you in a suffocating en...
By Louanne Stanton
Monday, November 9, 2015

Single Again but Still a Parent

Being a single parent is not an easy job. It is even more difficult when your loved one has died and you are trying to deal with your own pain and grief as well as helping your children deal with t...
By Sister Mauryeen O'Brien
Monday, November 9, 2015

Role Model: How One Woman Lives Out the Role She Was Cast In

Rachael Zients, grieving child, mother, writer and grief specialist, shares the story about her Father's death and the book that her mother wrote about her after the death of her dad. Rachael share...
By Rachel Zients
Monday, November 9, 2015

Pathways to Peace

Richard Santore, author and editor, shares 10 suggestions or guideposts to help you find your way to hope, freedom and healing.  His coping strategies will give you peace of mind as you move t...
By Richard Santore
Monday, November 9, 2015

Previous Posts

One Humid Night

Andy Landis, writer, song-writer and singer, shares her story about walking through a storm and really taking time to reflect on her feelings - she writes: "So I did. For three hours, I watched and...

On the Journey to Healing: Embracing the Ten Essential Touchstones

Alan Wolfelt, PhD, writer, counselor, funeral director and Grief Specialist, provides ten touchstones for your grief that will help you listen to your heart and bring it into harmony with your...

No Room in the Canoe

Eloise Cole, Grief Specialist and speaker, writes: Many people live with the illusion of being in control of life, wanting to believe that they are in charge of their choices and their destiny...

Music: Helping to Heal Those that Grieve

Tony Falzano, writer, composer and grief specialists writes: Emotions will rise when you listen to music. What usually follows is crying, even sobbing. This is okay and it should be welcomed. ...

The Fern and the Bamboo

Sherry White shares a story that she received from a friend.  The original writer of this allegory is unknown but the simple truths in this story about "The Bamboo and the Ferm"  will war...

The Regret Trap

[Journaling] may not be the answer for everyone but all the experiment takes is some paper, a pen and a box of tissues. When I think of my father now, which is quite often, my memories are not...

Your Attitude and Your Grief

Sherry Williams White, nurse, writer and grief specialist, shares with you her find on the world wide internet that explains grief is all about your ATTITUDE! Do you see your glass half full or hal...