Death of a Sibling

Kate – Trust and listening

Kate – explains how having someone you trust is super important so that you can have a space space to go to

Adrianna – Therapy and loss

Adrianna talks about how different kinds of therapy helps

Jackie – Expressive arts can help when grief is confusing

Jackie talks about how working with an artist therapist helped her after her sister and mother died

Joyce – Your other children

Joyce discusses how her daughter dealt helped her as well as dealing with the loss of her brother.

Doug M – “Coming to Terms with Sibling Death”

Doug talks about the loss of his brother when he was young and how it effected his fear of loss and separation of his own children. Doug continues to grieve the death of his first wife.

Kate – Triggers

Kate discusses how she deals with her emotions when something triggers her grief

Kate – My art and my brother

Kate talks about being an artist and expression through art can remind her of her brothers encouragement

Caitlin – “It’s hard work”

Caitlin talks about dealing with grief. Caitlin continues to grieve the death of her sister in a car accident

Kate – Miracle baby

Kate shares about her brothers daughter being born after he had died

Collective Grief

When the death of a person affects many members in a community, city, country, or across the world, people will experience collective grief.

These are some things that can help people through the experience of collective grief across a community.

Kate – Advice to my younger self

Kate explains things being authentic and honest to herself has been very valuable

Kate – Time to process

Kate shares about time and processing her grief especially during COVID