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Valentine’s Day and Grief

Love. That four letter word which has been the subject of countless songs, books, poems, and movies. It’s the central message of the great faiths of the world and something Psychology Today calls a force  …
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Halloween & Children’s Bereavement

On the night of October 31, millions of youngsters will dress up in a wide variety of costumes with the hopes and dreams of collecting mounds of tasty treats on their annual pilgrimage of trick  …
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Grief and Travel

Grief and travel may seem like an unlikely combination, but when approached with intention and compassion (especially for yourself), they can intertwine to create a healing experience. You can navigate the summer season with resilience  …
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Global Running Day

Grief is an inevitable part of the human experience, and its impact can be both emotionally and physically overwhelming. While there is no easy solution to the pain of losing a loved one or experiencing  …
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Earth Day 2023

I am grieving for the weather these days. A big part of why I live in and enjoy Los Angeles is that the weather is very nice. It has been mild and allows for a  …
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Stress Awareness Month

Stress. Even the mention of the word can cause…well, stress! What is it and why is it such a topic in modern living? Charles F. Glassman, renowned doctor and author of The Brain Drain wrote,  …
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Women Talking

Women Talking won the Oscar for Best Adaptive Screenplay. While there is not a person’s death at the center of this compelling drama, the losses and the trauma of the women are legion. This powerful  …
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Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature yesterday evening. Its movie-making is astonishing, and I was totally captivated by the featurette after the movie on how they made this movie. The  …
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Elvis: Losing a Legend

There have been several events in our generation that have been so culturally significant, that most people who were alive at the time can remember where they were when these events occurred. Events such as  …
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Sackcloth and Ashes: Uniting our Grief

In the ancient world, a symbol of mourning was the wearing of coarse clothes, often referred to as sackcloth and one would rub ashes on themselves or sit in them. It’s where we get the  …
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