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Grief in the Workplace

Courtesy of Psycom.net | Written by Kathleen Smith, PhD, LPC | Posted 09.09.2019| Published 11.09.2019 In most workplaces, there is nothing in the manual to address the death of a coworker. They might be like family to us, or we... Continue Reading →

The 4 stories we tell ourselves about death

Courtesy of Ted.com | by Stephen Cave | Originally published 07.2013 | Originally Published 09.09.2017 https://www.ted.com/talks/stephen_cave_the_4_stories_we_tell_ourselves_about_death?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare

Different cultural beliefs at time of death

Courtesy of AMemoryTree.com | Posted 10.13.2019Different cultural beliefs at time of deathLiving in a society represented by many cultures and religious beliefs means that memorable events can be celebrated differently. In this section we look at the different religious beliefs surrounding death & dying and... Continue Reading →

A new documentary shows how attitudes to death are changing in America

Courtesy of TheEconomist.com |by E.H | Originally published 08.14.2019 | Posted 10.08.2019 "Alternate Endings" by HBO Increasingly, people do not want conventional funerals. More want a say in how they will die and are remembered LESS THAN ten minutes into... Continue Reading →

“I refuse to have a terrible death”: the rise of the death wellness movement

Courtesy of FastCompany.com | By Rina Raphel | Photos: ElenaMedvedeva/iStock (flowers), YNM/iStock (headstone)] | Orignally Published 05.07.2019 | Posted 10.02.2019 “Death doulas,” dinner parties, and conversation-starters all have the same goal: to help Americans emotionally embrace their own mortality. Dying... Continue Reading →

Nora McInermy: We don’t “move on” from grief, we move forward with it.

Courtesy of TED.com | By Nora McInermy |November 2018 | Posted 09.29.2019 In a talk that's by turns heartbreaking and hilarious, writer and podcaster Nora McInerny shares her hard-earned wisdom about life and death. Her candid approach to something that... Continue Reading →

A Good Death: An Interview with Stephen Jenkinson

Courtesy of DailyGood.org | By Leslee Goodman | Originally published by MoonMagazine 04.26.2019 | Posted 09.24.2019 For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one. --Kahlil Gibran With a master’s degree in theology from Harvard... Continue Reading →

Addressing Loss on Social Media

Courtesy of NextAvenue.org | By Mark Ray | Photo by Adobe Stock |Originally Published 08.07.2019 | Posted 09.02.2019 When Carla Sofka’s mother died just before Thanksgiving 2017, Sofka didn’t immediately post the news on social media. She was busy planning... Continue Reading →

Carolyn Hax: How to act around friends who didn’t even acknowledge your grief

Courtesy of the Washington Post | By Carolyn Hax | Originally Published 08.01.2019 | Posted 08.31.2019 Dear Carolyn: My sister killed herself two months ago. She had been suffering from depression and was diagnosed with a medical issue that would have... Continue Reading →

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