Learn developmentally-appropriate ways to talk to children about death and some tools to help you in your conversation.
Do pets grieve loss of their housemates? We talk about the results of a recent study and what you can do to help them adjust.
Does love exist after life? Is there a connection that continues? Anita Meyers shares how tap the power within ourselves to move from grieving to gratitude.
The death of a child is a life-altering event for parents, leading to grief that is individual, intense, and long-lasting. The death of a child goes against the “natural” order of life. The young are supposed to outlive the old. It radically changes future dreams as well as parents' present roles...
Chris met her best friend Cathy in the third grade. When Cathy was 65, she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and died with Chris holding her hand at age 70. Chris talks with us about this loss and how she is trying to figure out her life without Cathy.
Traumatic or complicated grief is grief and mourning over a death that came about in traumatic circumstances (e.g. sudden, suicide, murder). COVID-19 brought a new dimension of related to illness because loved ones often died suddenly and alone. This can leave family members with regret and...
She always told me, “Life is for the living, so do what you can while your loved one is alive, and live your life to the fullest.” So I decided I couldn’t waste time.
Is there a difference between grief and mourning? Will I ever get over the death of a loved one? In this podcast we talk about grief (the process of experiencing a loss) and mourning (the coping efforts related to the loss). We also talk about how to help yourself through the process of mourning.