"Celebrate the life."

— Cale Crowe

Cale Crowe

Our Stories

Helping Grief Make Sense.

At Grief Stories, we passionately believe sharing stories and insights fosters connection, helping people to cope with grief. Our professionally created videos invite you into the stories of real people and health professionals sharing stories of coping with loss and insights about grief. All content is vetted by health care experts.

Video

Cheryl and Mike – “Time”

Cheryl and Mike – “Time”

Cheryl and Mike talk about time and their journeys. They continue to grieve the death their daughter in a car accident.

Maureen – “Your experience of loss is unique”

Maureen – “Your experience of loss is unique”

Maureen explains how your experience of grief is your own.

Lynda – “Guilt during a time of crisis”

Lynda – “Guilt during a time of crisis”

Lynda discusses how to deal with guilt.

Podcast

Listen Now

We offer a range of resources to help grievers explore and express their own grief stories, and to connect with the stories of others, helping them feel less alone.

All content, including our podcast, is vetted by health care experts.

Blog

IMG_E7331_Straightened

Grief and Secondary Loss

Post by Maureen Pollard, MSW, RSW Grief and Secondary Loss Secondary losses are those that often accompany the death of a loved one and may go unacknowledged beside the more recognized experience of that primary loss. Secondary loss includes such things as role, family structure, support systems, identity, faith, purpose and security. These connections are related to…

IMG_9087_Straightened

Forgiveness at the End of a Life

Post by Maureen Pollard, MSW, RSW Forgiveness at the End of a Life One of the most difficult things about death can be the experience of unresolved conflict. When we’ve had a turbulent relationship with the person we are grieving for, it can really complicate our feelings. Forgiveness is a good goal, but it can be hard…

IMG_1531

Grieving Through Another Pandemic Holiday Season

Post by Maureen Pollard, MSW, RSW Grieving Through Another Pandemic Holiday Season This is our second year collectively facing a crisis across the globe that has kept us living with some level of anxiety and feelings of isolation. The COVID-19 pandemic has been very hard on so many people in many ways. It can feel endless and…