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Category: Grief

Light a Candle

September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. The International Association of Suicide Prevention (IASP) asks us to:   Light a candle near a window at 8PM To show your support for suicide prevention To remember a lost loved one And […]

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Ambiguous Loss

I think it is fair to assume that this reading audience has had an experience of loss in their lives. A family member, friend, mentor, community member, or a pet.  There is a predictable, though painful journey in the grief […]

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Light a Candle

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September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. The International Association of Suicide Prevention (IASP) asks us to:   Light a candle near a window at 8PM To show your support for suicide prevention To remember a lost loved one And […]

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Surviving Grief Overload

Grief is a journey that we will travel eventually in our lifetimes. The loss of a family member or friend, changes in our own physical health or to those of our loved ones as well as the ambiguous losses of […]

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Changing Your Mood and Life By Writing

Last year, an article in the Star Tribune on January 19th caught my eye. As someone who has long kept personal diaries, I often wondered if the negative beliefs I had written about myself over those agonizing junior and high […]

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Health is a Journey

Too often, we think of health–whether mental, physical or emotional–as a static state. Once we lose weight, attain sobriety, return from the throes of depression, anxiety, addiction or some other illness to a manageable state, we believe we won’t have […]

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