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How to Help a Grieving Friend: 11 Things to Do When You're Not Sure What to Do

I've been a therapist for more than 10 years. I worked in social services for the decade before that. I knew grief. I knew how to handle it in myself, and how to attend to it in others. When my partner drowned on a sunny day in 2009, I learned there was a lot more to grief than I'd known.<p>Many …

8 Tips To Help Console A Grieving Friend

<i>This guest article from YourTango was written by Kate Evans.</i><p>When a friend is grieving the loss of a loved one, it’s easy to feel helpless. Sometimes …

Living Through Grief

Counseling Referrals<p>The 700 Club Prayer Counselors are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you or someone you love needs prayer, please …

Emotions

5 Reasons Why Most People Never Discover Their Purpose | Inc.com

<i>"The deepest form of despair is to choose to be another than himself."</i> Soren Kierkegaard<p>After my last post on How to Know if You're Working (and Living) with Purpose, I had the opportunity to hear from a handful of readers about their fear that the path they've chosen isn't the right one.<p>We are …

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How To Be Alone, But Not Lonely

It wasn’t too long ago that I was telling the world about my failed engagement, which included watching my loved one hit rock bottom, stashing a …

Loneliness

Dealing with Grief - How to Deal with Grief

<b>Different Ways of Dealing with Grief</b><p>When you lose someone or something very precious to you, the grief can be intense. Pain, sad memories, and …

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Do's and Don'ts for Supporting a Grieving Loved One

The changing of leaves reminds me that nothing is constant. Soon the streets will be filled with crunchy leaves and the trees will be left bare. I …

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“How Do I Grieve?”: Grief Work and TEARS - Dr. Christina Hibbert

The most common question I hear in my work with the bereaved is, “How do I grieve?” Though grief is common and all of us will experience it at some …

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6 Steps to Deal with Grief - prayer coach

Throughout the last few days I have been contemplating how we as Christians are to grief. Too often the typical Christian response is to live as if …

Christian Faith

What area do you need to rekindle so you can live passionately for Jesus Christ? more<p>What would happen if we looked at our schedules as acts of …

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Christian Faith

What area do you need to rekindle so you can live passionately for Jesus Christ? more<p>What would happen if we looked at our schedules as acts of …

Faith

The 5 Stages of Grief & Loss

<b>The 5 stages of grief and loss are: 1. Denial and isolation; 2. Anger; 3. Bargaining; 4. Depression; 5. Acceptance. People who are grieving do not</b> …

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Teenager's Guide to Depression<p>Conflict Resolution Skills<p>Phobias and Irrational Fears<p>Does My Child Have Autism?<p>Relaxation Techniques<p>Emotional …

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Kay Warren: A Year of Grieving Dangerously

About two weeks ago, Kay Warren's anger boiled over. The co-founder of Saddleback church wrote on Facebook, "As the one-year anniversary of Matthew's …

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Widowhood With a Message

A close girlfriend of mine lives in the past. Unfortunately, "living in the past" seems to be her mantra. She phoned this morning to discuss (for a change) a disappointment that happened 15 years ago! I validated her feelings to a point, but then had to jump in.<p>"Please start living in the present," …

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How to Help a Hurting Friend

It was eight years ago, but I can still flash back to that room in my mind: All of us crammed in my parent’s living room, motionless bodies on …

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