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The Grieving Process

In Search of a Coherent Narrative

Sloan Gorman, LCSW | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Sloan Gorman, LCSW

A coherent narrative helps us to integrate new information with what we already know, so that we can heal and move on. The only way I can formulate a coherent narrative about this tragedy is if all of us, collectively, use this event as a catalyst for change.

The Angel of Grief

Mark Nepo | Posted 10.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Nepo

Like it or not, we are all asked to be in relationship with loss and grief. Over the years, I have discovered that grief doesn't go away but teaches us how to discover our strength and resilience by staying with deep and inexplicable feelings over long periods of time.

The Healing Power of Glorious Sadness

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 09.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Joan E. Dowlin

he depth of emotions can be so overwhelming that I found I often had tried to avoid the grief that has been building within my mind, body, and soul. I also instinctively knew that I needed to feel the pain to release it.

Deepak Chopra On The Process Of Grieving

Posted 03.07.2012 | Women

Deepak Chopra sheds some light on the grieving process, and why it works. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=577&width=5...

How I 'Demystified' Grief

Alysia Reiner | Posted 11.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Alysia Reiner

From the moment my dad died, from the moment I found out there was the possibility of his dying, there were many surprises. Almost 10 years later now, I am still startled by how easily grief can sneak under my skin.

Story's End: How Writing Helps Us Cope With Death

The New Yorker | Meghan O'Rourke | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Meghan O'Rourke The New Yorker My mother died on Christmas Day, at home, around three in the afternoon. In the first months afterward, I felt an i...

And What of Tragedy? A Eulogy for Sam Who Died on His 20th Birthday

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

If we keep our hearts open to the wisdom that Sam gathered in his short life, we can hear him inspiring us to transform our life for the better. We can hear him say to us: Yes, yes, yes!