Tag Archives: Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

What is Anticipatory Grief?

People living with terminal illness face grief and loss long before death occurs

When Dr. Elizabeth Kubler Ross released her seminal book, “On Death and Dying” in 1969, she based her writings on the experiences of people who were facing certain death. Through a series of interviews and conversations with terminally ill children … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Sugar Cookies and a Nightmare” by Carol Kearns, Ph.D.

A mother recounts her 30-year journey through grief and loss

When Carol Kearns lost her 7-year-old daughter Kristen to a rogue wave in 1976, she thought her life had come to an end. Lost in a haze of grief and despair, she spent the next 10 days praying for a … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: Navigate Grief with this Simple List-Making Exercise

Find your own path through grief with a list of lessons from your loved one

Our Tip of the Week: Grief is a multi-faceted experience that is as complex and unique as each relationship. Thanks to the groundbreaking work of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and many others, we know that the grief journey includes a wide array … Continue reading

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How Do You Recover After the Loss of a Child? An Interview with Carol Kearns, Part One

Retired psychologist Carol Kearns talks about losing her daughter, Kristen, at age seven

Today in part one of a two-part interview, SevenPonds speaks with Carol Kearns, a retired psychologist who specialized in recent loss issues. Carol lost her own daughter, Kristen, when her daughter was seven years old, and has since dedicated her life to helping … Continue reading

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Why Doesn’t Everyone Go Through The Five Stages of Grief? An Interview with Dr. Paul Coleman, Part Two

Psychologist Dr. Paul Coleman talks about an alternative to the five stages and how spirituality helps people heal

Today, SevenPonds continues our two-part interview (read part one here) with Dr. Paul Coleman, a psychologist who recently wrote a book about loss called Finding Peace When Your Heart Is In Pieces: A Step-By-Step Guide to the Other Side of Grief, … Continue reading

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Is This Really the End?

A look at the movie This Is the End and its hilarious take on death

If you haven’t seen it by now, then go. This Is the End, with its star-studded cast and satirical bent, might be the funniest movie this year—possibly this decade. Those who enjoy films featuring James Franco, Seth Rogan, Jonah Hill … Continue reading

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