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Making Summer Fun Again

Making Summer Fun Again By Alisha Krukowski  Summer is supposed to be a time for sleeping in, daydreaming, and playing outside for hours on end. But the long days can also be a difficult reminder that a loved one is no longer around to share in the fun. Since you and your kids may already be …

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How God Blesses Broken Hearts

Greetings GHN members, The above title may be confusing to you at this time.  After all, you’re probably thinking, ‘My heart is broken in a million pieces over the loss of my loved one.  How can God bless that?’ I remember feeling that way for a while, myself.  But, I’ve been blessed to be a …

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“How to get through grief and loss”

Hello GHN members, The attached article shares some helpful and effective steps on things you can do to help in your grief recovery.  My personal favorites are the advice to Rediscover Exercise – Movement of the body helps “unstick” your grief. And to Give Your Heart a Break – Try to allow yourself times of …

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Proud Parent alert!!!

Hello GHN members, It’s been my honor to help others navigate a path toward grief relief the past few years.  I guess one of the advantages of starting this site is to also to post a personal proud parent moment :)  My husband died when my son Michael was 4 years old.  I still have vivid memories …

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Families grieve with news no passengers survived

Many people around the world, including myself have waited for daily updates on the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft since March 8th, 2014.  We also grieved with the loved ones of the 239 people on board when it was confirmed yesterday (17 days later) that the aircraft went down in a remote part of the Indian Ocean with no survivors.  …

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‘Living With Grief: A conversation between men’

Hello Grief Hopers! Attached is link to a YouTube video which is an excerpt from a 60 Minutes interview where actor Liam Neeson has a heart-to-heart with Anderson Cooper about living with grief after his wife died.  You may see additional excerpts of the interview there as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ff7z6ujUB-A At Grief Hope Network, we recognize there …

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Beautiful love/grief quotes and Images

I found these and thought it would be nice to share them with you.  I hope they bring you comfort as they did to me. At Grief Hope Network, we recognize there are several ways to help you feel better in the grief recovery process. Many people don’t feel comfortable in sharing their feelings with …

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New Year’s Resolutions for Grievers

Posted By: judydavidson on Jan 04, 2014 in Uncategorized

Well, I hope all of you have survived the holidays as well as can be expected and perhaps even given yourself the gift of feeling some joy.  Now we get to think about climbing another mountain by attempting to keep a few New Year’s resolutions (or not!)  Below is an excerpt from ’64 New Year’s Resolutions for Grievers’ posted …

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Coping with Grief during the Holidays: Do’s and Don’ts

To all Grief Hope Network members, Warm wishes for a wonderful holiday season!  All of us realize how difficult this time of year can be.  Below is an article written by licensed therapist, Ashley Davis Bush, LICSW.  I hope you find her suggestions extremely helpful. – Five Do’s 1. Do pace yourself. a. Give yourself time to …

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Surrender: The Path to Peace

Greetings Grief Hope Network Members, I hope you have been enjoying the recent posts of pastor Rick Warren’s 6 part series titled, “Getting Through What You’re Going Through.” He shares what he and his wife Kay have learned about the grief process after their son Matthew committed suicide earlier this year. He eloquently explains the …

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