What to do when words aren’t enough

It’s no surprise to most of us that in some circumstances, like when you experience loss, words fall short. 

Yet, while we can see this...

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To Go Out or Not To Go Out? That is the question.

Imagine: 

It’s been 4 years since your partner’s been gone. 

For the first few months, you were just trying to get by. Then...

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Just when you thought you were good, you see their name.

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I was writing an email last week when my computer autocorrected the greeting to:

Hi Emma.

Say what?

I did a double take.

When I was 7 years old, my...

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How we show love - 2019 Life Insurance Conference General Session

 

How We Show Love

Kirsten Schowalter, General Session Speaker

April 3, 2019

 

Nobody wants to expect the worst. But for Schowalter and her...

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No good reason why - How to help bereaved teens

When I was 14, my family was in a car crash. My dad was killed on impact.

Two weeks later I started high school.

As anyone who knows high school...

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What grief is and why it's good for you - Setting the Record Straight

When I was 14, my family was in a car crash on the way home from vacation. My dad died instantly.

Everything I thought my life was... shattered.

...

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What pain from grief really is - And what you can do when you see someone in pain

The Desire to Help

A friend of mine was at a grief support group. As she walked into the room, she saw boxes of tissues, and as the group went on...

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How to talk about grief with teens - Ask them if they've seen a thestral

 

Do you wonder about how to talk to teens about grief?

Wish you knew what was going on in their heads? 

My recommendation? 

Ask them if...

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