Dealing with Grief
If you Google the word 'grief,' you will be presented with over 23 million results. That's right: 23 million! That's a daunting amount of information about dealing with grief and right now, in the midst of your bereavement, you're probably feeling overwhelmed by the smallest of tasks. Fortunately, we can help. Our online library of grief support articles will give you a head start in understanding the forces within the experience of loss. Here's a list of the currently available articles, each of which focuses on bereavement as a means to create greater resiliency.
Dealing with Death
Grieving with Purpose
Ending Denial, Finding Acceptance
When Grief Doesn't Ease
When Grief is Unacknowledged
For Friends of the Bereaved
Email Grief Support
In addition to this online grief library, we also offer you two year-long series of instructive and insightful email support messages. Written by Kim Stacey, an anthropologist, licensed funeral director and certified grief counselor, these message are thought-provoking and insightful. It takes just minutes to subscribe and you can unsubscribe at any time. Your contact information will be protected.
On the Wings of Grief: Daily Support for the Bereaved
This year-long series of 365 daily email messages is designed to assist you in mourning with intention. Not simply an affirmation, each message offers insight into the nature and purpose of grief. Carefully chosen quotations from literature and suggested activities nurture self-awareness, support self-care, and build resiliency. Anthropological examinations of cross-cultural bereavement practices widen our appreciation of the scope and variety of the human experience of grief.
In Unfailing Companionship: Weekly Support for Allies
The series was developed especially for those friends, relatives and co-workers who wish serve as allies to someone who is grieving a death. The series builds on the same premise as the ones intended for those who grieve, in that they offer strategies to assist those in mourning achieve positive growth from their bereavement experience. These messages include insightful literary quotations and provide suggested ways to support the grieving. They also focus on developing strong self-care practices for the caregiver. Cross-cultural insights are also offered, widening our appreciation of the scope and importance of the tasks involved in caring for the bereaved.
You Aren't Alone
While the experience of grief can be very isolating, we would like to help you in taking steps to counteract the feelings of loneliness and disconnection. The articles in our grief library – coupled with a subscription to the appropriate email support series – will make a difference in your day-to-day life.
Should you need additional insight and support, don't hesitate to call us at (440) 942-0700. We will do our best to ease your bereavement through quiet, compassion-driven conversation and, if requested, a referral to a local grief counselor or therapist.