December 2019


The Impact of Grief in the Workplace


As the baby boomers age, so does the average age of the workforce. This increases the likelihood that we, as employees, are caregiving and subsequently grieving the death of a loved one.  In addition, we may experience the death of a co-worker. According in the American Hospice Foundation, at any given time, 25 percent of the workforce is grieving a loss. Just because one might take 3 days of bereavement, it doesn’t mean the grief process is complete. Grief is on-going and can sneak up uninvited at unexpected times.
 
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July 17 2012

Categories: Grief and Loss Diane Snyder-Cowan 


The Special Days of Grief


Birthdays, holidays, anniversaries and other special days can all be grief triggers. This past Father’s Day it seemed as if there were countless advertisements and media displays about dads. I am certain there were just as many last year but as this was this first Father’s Day post dad’s death, I was hypersensitive.
 
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July 03 2012

Categories: Grief and Loss Diane Snyder-Cowan 


Honoring Your Loved One


Often times family members ask how they can honor their loved ones in a concrete way. 


There are many ways to pay homage. 



​Here a few favorites:
 
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June 22 2012

Categories: Grief and Loss Diane Snyder-Cowan 


Facilitating the Grief Process Through Art


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​Do you hold in your grief? Do you find it hard to express your feelings verbally? You are not alone! Art Therapy is an excellent approach for moving through the grieving process. It is beneficial even if you do not find it hard to talk about your grief

Creating art is therapeutic in itself. When it is combined with an art project designed to facilitate grief work with members who can be supportive to one another, it is a potent blend. While creating the art or after its completion, people discover feelings of which they were unaware. Sometimes fellow attendees or the art therapist recognize something the participant did not notice.
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June 22 2012

Categories: Grief and Loss About Grief 


Caregiving from a Distance


Now that summer is here, you may find yourself thinking about picnics, barbeques, and vacations. Some of you who have had the experience of being a long distance caregiver may now consider visiting family during your time off. 
 
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June 22 2012

Categories: Grief and Loss About Grief Diane Snyder-Cowan 

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