Tag Archives: Loss

Book Review: “This Thing Called Grief: New Understandings of Loss” by Thomas M. Ellis

The short book provides insightful ways to deal with loss and grief

“This Thing Called Grief” by Thomas M. Ellis is a treatise on loss and grief. It is a short yet powerful book comprised of tips and helpful ways to understand and deal with the messiness that is grief. Mr. Ellis … Continue reading

Posted in Lending Insight | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How Does Nutrition Affect the Bereaved?

An interview with Frances Holmes, nutrition consultant and grief practitioner, Part Two

Today SevenPonds concludes our discussion with Frances Holmes, a certified nutrition consultant and integrative grief practitioner. She specializes in helping people change their diets to improve their quality of life and also works with the bereaved. Frances’ practice is based … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Advice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“It’s easier to miss her at a cemetery, where she’s never been anything but dead, than to miss her at all the places where she was alive.”

- John Scalzi
Posted in A Right of Passage | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How Does Nutrition Affect The Bereaved?

An interview with Frances Holmes, nutrition consultant and grief practitioner, Part One

Today SevenPonds speaks with Frances Holmes, a certified nutrition consultant and integrative grief practitioner. She specializes in helping people change their diets to improve their quality of life and also works with the bereaved. Frances’ practice is based on the … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Advice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Broken Heart Syndrome and Dying Together – Or Not

Finding meaning in a couple's life and death journey

There are numerous touching stories about broken heart syndrome, in which long-time couples die moments or days apart. The family is sad, but comforted by the belief that “they wanted to be together” at the end. Like many, I love these … Continue reading

Posted in Dying Well | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“I think the hardest part of losing someone isn’t having to say goodbye, but rather learning to live without them. Always try to fill the void, the emptiness that’s left inside your heart when they go.”

- Unknown
Posted in A Right of Passage | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment