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Just Stop: Busy Doesn’t Make You Heal

‘Stay busy,’ I’d been told.  ‘Time will heal your pain.’ Have you ever been given this advice? If so, you have probably already figured out that staying busy doesn’t help heal your grief.  

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Using Words to Heal Grief

Whether written or spoken, words hold an amazing power when it comes to healing from a loss. “Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o-er wrought heart and bids it break.” ― William Shakespeare, Macbeth In other words: talk about it, and your heart heals. I’m an introvert at heart, and for a long time I’ve been …

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Helping Children Cope with Loss: The Importance of Listening

For a child, a loss can be anything ranging from minor to tragic:  a favorite doll that is lost, a goldfish that died, a move to a new town, a parent’s divorce, or the death of a family member.

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