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Book Review: Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy, by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

After the sudden death of her husband in 2015, Sheryl Sandberg was faced with the task of moving on with her life without her beloved partner. The Facebook COO and author of Lean In catalogs her grief journey in her new book Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

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July 24 2018

Categories: Grief and Loss About Grief Reading Sabrina Bowens 

Substance use and overdose...when a loved one dies

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​Grief reactions are often intricate and complex. When you add that your loved one died from an overdose, accidental or not, it complicates matters. There are myriad emotions that occur when someone dies, but when the death is from an overdose, the most difficult ones rise to the surface.

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June 13 2018

Categories: Grief and Loss 

Is This Grief or Am I Depressed?

G​rief encompasses a broad spectrum of behaviors and feelings that are common after the death of a loved one. Many of the normal grief reactions may seem like characteristics of depression, but grief and depression are very different.

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May 17 2018

Categories: Grief and Loss About Grief Laurie L. Mason, LISW-S, ACHP-SW 

Grief is No Picnic

S​ummer is a time of sunshine and warm temperatures. We’ve planted our gardens, anticipating the beauty and serenity that comes from all our hard work. Now it’s time to get out, relax, vacation, and go on picnics.

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May 17 2018

Categories: Grief and Loss About Grief Karen Kincaid, MA, PCC 

A Child's View: Grief in the Digital Age

​Technology and grief go together like…well they really don’t go together, do they? Yet nowadays, everything we do is impacted by technology from ordering food to how we communicate. And this includes how we grieve. The current generation is exposed to technology from birth so they are the first ones to feel its influence throughout their entire childhood and adolescence. As parents and caregivers, it is often overwhelming to sort through what our youth is exposed to, but we must.

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May 17 2018

Categories: Grief and Loss About Grief Jane Arnoff Logsdon, LSW, ACHP-SW 

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