These thoughtful articles provide guidance and direction for anyone who is grieving.
Someone you love has died. You are now faced with the difficult, but important, need to mourn. Mourning is the open expression of your thoughts and feelings regarding the death and the person who died. It is an essential part of healing. The following articles provide many practical suggestions to help you move toward healing in your unique grief journey.
Mustering the Courage to Mourn
Love and Grief: In Communion and Greater Than the Sum of Their Parts
Will I Befriend My Feelings Or Will I Deny Them
Will I Grieve or Will I Mourn
Helping Yourself Heal When Someone Dies
Helping Yourself Heal When Your Child Dies
Helping Yourself Heal When Your Spouse Dies
Helping Yourself Heal When a Parent Dies
Helping Yourself Heal During the Holiday Season
Helping Dispel 5 Common Myths About Grief
Healing Your Grieving Body: Physical Practices for Mourners
Dispelling the Misconceptions About Suicide and Grief and Mourning
The Capacity to Love Requires the Necessity to Mourn
Embracing the Sadness of Grief
Children and teenagers have special needs following the death of a friend or family member. The following articles provide wonderful insight in helping children and teens understand and express their grief.
Helping Children Cope with Grief
Helping Teenagers Cope with Grief
Helping Infants and Toddlers When Someone They Love Dies
Helping Children with Funerals
Helping Children Understand Cremation
Helping a Child Who Is Seriously ill
Helping a Child Who Is Dying
Helping Grieving Children at School
Helping Bereaved Siblings Heal
Finding the Right Words: Guidelines on How to Talk to Grieving Children About Death
The days following the death of a loved one can be filled with sadness and confusion. The following articles can help you understand the importance of the rituals surrounding death.
“If we are to heal, we cannot skirt the outside edges of our grief. Instead, we must journey all through it.”
Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D