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Our Monthly Tip: Seven Holiday Gifts for Someone Who Is Grieving

These gifts may help a loved one who has suffered a loss

The holiday season is often especially difficult for people coping with loss. Celebrating traditional holidays without a loved one can bring up intense feelings of grief. That’s why we are offering you these seven holiday gift ideas for someone who … Continue reading

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Our Monthly Tip: Ease Grief by Volunteering

Acting as a volunteer can help heal your grief and pain

Our Tip of the Month: The “post-holiday blues” is a common phenomenon. Although many people feel relieved that the hustle and bustle is over, the let-down is often very hard for those dealing with grief. Volunteering is great way to ease … Continue reading

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Psilocybin Study Promises Relief for Cancer-related Anxiety

Two small studies show the now-illegal hallucinogen provides long-term relief of psychological distress

For people living with cancer, anxiety and depression are often a fact of life. Simply knowing that they have a potentially life-limiting disease is a difficult burden to bear. Then the side effects of treatment often leave them too sick … Continue reading

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“Everybody Hurts” by R.E.M. Consoles and Inspires

Song for funeral or memorial brings mourners together

The experience of grief can include rapidly fluctuating, intense feelings such as depression, hopelessness, anger, apathy, frustration, and fear. For many of us, it will be the closest we come to feeling totally, completely unhinged, groundless, and alien to the whole … Continue reading

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Can Counseling Help Heal Childhood Trauma, Grief and Loss? An Interview with Gaby Donnell, Part One

A licensed clinical social worker helps individuals and couples through the stresses of their childbearing years

Today SevenPonds is speaking with Gaby Donnell, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and co-founder of Motheroots Counseling, based in Portland, Oregon. Motheroots provides counseling services to adults in their childbearing years, helping them deal with issues around fertility, loss of pregnancy, … Continue reading

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Tune In: Could Psychedelics ‘Break Down’ Depression?

Doctors at London's Imperial College are exploring the potential of LSD and other psychedelics to heal depression and potentially save lives

In the wake of the 1960s, the US government cracked down on its message to the public regarding the use of psychedelics. They hoped to create an image of it as a damaging, dangerous drug. On one hand, their concerns … Continue reading

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