Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

Grief

5 Common Misconceptions About Grief | World of Psychology

5 Common Misconceptions About Grief By Jessica Meiman ~ 2 min read Like many painful emotions, we don’t talk much about grief. Grief is the emotional …

The Waltz: Death as a Gift and Teacher

by Laura Anne White The Waltz Was not how I had been taught Nor had imagined It was me, there, and her Frail hands resting like hinges Locked into my shoulder …

The Stages of Grief

by Hannah Bates The death of someone close to you, whether they are a child, parent, or partner, is one of the hardest things that we can go through in life. …

Shepherding the Bereft

by Christy Lowry How often when we see a loss overwhelming those we love, do we wonder how we can help them, especially around the holidays? Asking myself this …

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Facing Forward and Accepting What Is

Guest Blogger: Melissa Miles McCarter One of the consequences of having infertility and loss is my romanticizing motherhood. In 2003, my daughter died of …

Moving Forward after the Death of a Loved One

Guest Blogger: Lyndsi Decker Although the prospect that you can lose a loved one in the near future is probably in the back of your mind, it is something you …

Farewell, But Never Goodbye

(A Poem by Craig Kyzar in Memory of Hudson)   The last jagged fragments trickle over stuttering lips. I have nothing left to cry. So bravely you fought, …

Dealing with Grief, Years after a Loved One Passes Away

Guest Blogger: Chi Seven years ago, my grandfather passed away in his sleep. Despite having trouble with his heart in the years preceding his death, the end …

The Power of Language: Grief as a Relationship

Guest Blogger: Leslee Tessmann Because we are human beings who have language, we actually have a relationship to everything and everyone. Our words give us our …

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