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Real Stories & Insights About Grief

Some Recent Grief Stories Videos

Maureen – Isolated in a nursing home

Maureen – Isolated in a nursing home

Maureen talks about her father-in-law isolated and palliative during the pandemic

Donna B – “Seeking Help”

Donna B – “Seeking Help”

Donna talks about the importance of speaking to someone. Donna continues to grieve the death her son during service in Afghanistan.

Maureen – “Permission to mourn”

Maureen – “Permission to mourn”

Maureen explains about grief being valid and how important it is to look after yourself.

Sara – Creating music

Sara – Creating music

Sara explains how creating music can be a part of the grieving process

Doug M – “It’s Ok to have a new life”

Doug M – “It’s Ok to have a new life”

Doug tells how he has had mixed emotions but that ultimately it's OK to have a new life. Doug continues to grieve the death of his first wife.

Amber -Helping someone who is grieving

Amber -Helping someone who is grieving

Amber talks about how her grief has helped her learn how support other people in grief.

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Art For Healing

Making art about your loss allows your grief to be seen and makes it tangible. Making art is also about the simple joy of creating, interacting with the art materials.

Music For Healing

Grief often involves powerful emotions. Listening, composing, moving and / or performing music can offer opportunities to explore and express your grief.

Write To Heal

Sometimes we just need to let our grief and emotions out. Therapeutic writing offers a safe, accessible and inexpensive way to explore and express your thoughts and feelings about grief.

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The Unique Wounds of Ambiguous Loss

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Post by Maureen Pollard, MSW, RSW The Unique Wounds of Ambiguous Loss Ambiguous loss, as it relates to death, happens in two…

Once a Daughter, Always a Daughter

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Mary E. Schulz is a Social Worker and writer who loves dogs, opera and stories that take her breath away.…

Caring for Someone Who is Grieving

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Post by Maureen Pollard, MSW, RSW Caring for Someone Who is Grieving When someone you care about is grieving, it can be…