Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing


Suicide Survivors Need This Kind of Help from Their Loved Ones

by Matt Whetton While we were all quarantining ourselves to prevent the spread of Covid-19, other tragedies were occurring as an outcome— depression and …

7 Realities About Grief Which Will Make Coping Easier

by Nat Juchems At certain points in our lives, we’ll all discover that as death is inevitable, so too is grief. Most of us will lose someone close to us over …

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 …

Symposium – Life After Loss, October 25 & 26th in Danbury, CT

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, …

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