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Expressing sympathy to the bereaved

Expressing sympathy to the bereaved

How do you say you’re sorry for another’s loss? Words often seem an inadequate container to hold the enormity of loss. We struggle with phrases and expressions that will best communicate our sympathy. Some tips might help make this formidable task easier. What you write and how much depends on your relationship with the deceased and… Continue Reading

Grief Journaling: Let Go on the Page

Grief Journaling: Let Go on the Page

When grief is new, feelings simmer just beneath the surface. This compromises the immune system, leaving you more susceptible to the flu, colds and infections. Research shows that short bursts of emotional writing, say just 15 minutes even for four consecutive days, result in improved immune system performance. What journaling does for you: 1. An empty… Continue Reading