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Real Stories & Insights About Grief

Some Recent Grief Stories Videos

Keith – “We need one another”

Keith – “We need one another”

Keith talks about the importance of story, understanding our journey and how we are connected.

Jane – Connection, place, and grief

Jane – Connection, place, and grief

Jane talks about the difference between living alone in Toronto while grieving during the pandemic compared to her experience once she moved closer to her family in Northumberland.

Karyn and Aidan – The what if game and guilt

Karyn and Aidan – The what if game and guilt

Karyn and Aidan explain how they have dealt with guilt

Mary S – The value of writing

Mary S – The value of writing

Mary talks about how much writing has helped inlcuding writing what her partner would have said

Russell – “Is this your only child?”

Russell – “Is this your only child?”

Russell talks about the loss of his second son and only having one child. Russell continues to grieve the perinatal death of his son.

Jordin Tootoo – “We Matter Campaign”

Jordin Tootoo – “We Matter Campaign”

Jordin talks about the death of his brother and how he deals with it.

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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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