Tag Archives: Sadness

“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.”

- C.S. Lewis
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“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”

- Kahlil Gibran
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Our Weekly Tip: One Last Letter to Your Loved Ones

When you've grieving the loss of someone, letters are a powerful tool

Our Tip of the Week: Psychologists and psychotherapists often tell their clients to express their emotions in writing, specifically in letter form. This has proven to be an effective method for resolving interpersonal problems. Often, simply expressing everything you feel … Continue reading

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A No-Fear Approach to Death

Terminally ill doctor Stephen Wealthall explains why he has no fear of death, or any of the usual regrets of the dying

Death — and the sadness it invokes — lurk in the back of our minds as the inevitable, fearsome couplet of our life’s story. We have a concept of the trajectory of our days: they begin at birth and coast … Continue reading

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Looking at the essay, “The Love of My Life” by Cheryl Strayed

Bravely confronting the ways we choose to grieve

“The first time I cheated on my husband, my mother had been dead for exactly one week.”  With this powerful statement, Cheryl Strayed begins her personal story of love, life, and death that could very well alter the way we … Continue reading

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