Dying & Death Talk

Looking at dying and death for what it is: a part of life.



Coping With the Death of Old Friends and Siblings

As we age, the losses come more frequently. We need to give them their due. Courtesy of | By Debbie Reslock | Originally Published 03.21.2017 | Posted 09.05.2019 In our family, my dad used to say we’d all be... Continue Reading →


64 MORE Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Grief

Courtesy of What' | Posted 08.29.2019 Back in October, I wrote a post of 64 things I wish someone had told me about grief.   I wrote it on a whim when I was having some writer’s block, and never in... Continue Reading →

She lost her dad to suicide. She now hopes a billboard can help save others.

Courtesy of the Washington | By Marisa Iati | Photo by Caroline Adams | Originally Published 08.02.2019 |Posted 08.26.2019 Her father’s suicide interrupted all the normal 17-year-old things. The night it happened, Nicole Leth had been worried about who... Continue Reading →

Grief in the Workplace

Courtesy of | By Kathleen Smith, PhD | Posted 08.10.2019 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 might have not known... Continue Reading →

The Five Stages of Grief

Courtesy of |By Christina Gregory, PhD | Posted 08.06.2019 An Examination of the Kubler-Ross Model Jump to: Denial Anger Bargaining Depression Acceptance Symptoms Treatment Grief Model Background Throughout life, we experience many instances of grief. Grief can be caused by situations, relationships,... Continue Reading →

Everyone Around You is Grieving. Go Easy.

Courtesy of | By John Pavlovitz | Originally Published 02.21.2019 | Posted 05.21.2019 The day my father died, I was at the grocery store buying bananas. I remember thinking to myself, “This is insane. Your dad just died. Why... Continue Reading →

How to cope with death the first time you lose someone close

Courtesy of The Chicago Tribune | By Richard Asa | Image by Getty/Stockphoto | Originally Published 02.11.2016 | Posted 04.09.2019 When you're young, the distinct pain of grief may be felt with the loss of a beloved pet. Sometimes years... Continue Reading →

There Are No Five Stages of Grief

Courtesy of The New York | By Andy Kopsa | Illustration by Fien Jorissen | Originally Published 02.28.2019 | Posted 04.06.2019 I got a text message from my father. My first thought: impossible — that old man doesn’t know how to... Continue Reading →

The Day I’ll Finally Stop Grieving

Courtesy of | By John Pavlovitz | Originally Published 10.31.2015 | Posted 03.14.2019 “How long has it been? When is he going to get over that grief and move on already?” I get it. I know you might be thinking that about me... Continue Reading →

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