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Death or Loss of a Loved One



The death or loss of any loved one can spark intense grief. But in a culture that already places limits on expected displays and durations of grief, if the lost loved one isn’t in a specific close familial relationship to us, we are often met with surprise or irritation when we want to take the time and space to grieve. The reality is familial ties don’t dictate relationship closeness or intensity. Giving ourselves permission to process our emotions is an important part of the grieving process.

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How a Loved One’s Death Can Influence You Physically –Sadhguru

When one loses a parent, how can one recover from the grief? And what can one do that would be beneficial for that being? –Sadhguru answers

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Being with Dying: Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death

The Buddhist approach to death can be of great benefit to people of all backgrounds—as has been demonstrated by Joan Halifax’s decades of work with the dying and their caregivers.

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A Shift in American Family Values Is Fueling Estrangement

Both parents and adult children often fail to recognize how profoundly the rules of family life have changed over the past half century.

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FindCenterDeath doesn’t just take someone, it misses someone else, and in the small distance between being taken and being missed, lives are changed.

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The Three Secrets of Resilient People | Lucy Hone | TEDxChristchurch

Dr Lucy Hone is a resilience expert who thought she found her calling supporting people to recover following the Christchurch earthquake. She had no idea that her personal journey was about to take her to a far darker place.

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Care Farming: Using Restorative Spaces to Address Traumatic Grief

A new study explores the importance of care farming, using therapeutic spaces to treat individuals impacted by traumatic grief.

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The Grieving Process: Coping with Death

Today on WellCast, we're dealing with a very difficult subject. How do you deal with the death of a loved one? How do you live your life in the face of a life-changing event? We don't have all the answers.

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FindCenterThe death of a beloved is an amputation.

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A Force for Change: Coping With Grief Through Activism and Advocacy

When people are pushed into advocacy or social work as a result of a traumatic loss, part of the benefit for those affected is in keeping busy, but it’s also a way to memorialize their loved ones, explained Joanne Cacciatore, an associate research professor at Arizona State University who studies...

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We Don’t “Move On” from Grief. We Move Forward with It | Nora McInerny

In a talk that's by turns heartbreaking and hilarious, writer and podcaster Nora McInerny shares her hard-earned wisdom about life and death. Her candid approach to something that will, let's face it, affect us all, is as liberating as it is gut-wrenching.

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