grief

Grief is a natural and healthy response to death and loss of all kinds. Learn how to cope with the emotional pain, move forward and reclaim your happiness.

Kayla Litt3 months ago
Coping with Grief and Loss
Before I begin, I would just like to start by saying, if you have recently lost somebody—I am truly sorry. If you know that you are losing somebody—I am truly sorry. If you lost somebody a long time a...
Laura Gentle4 months ago
Ever After
People say your loved ones live in your heart. You hear that a lot after someone dies. This kind of response doesn't necessarily have a religious meaning to it. Personally, I never found scripture hel...
H S9 months ago
How to Deal with Loss
Everyone deals with loss, at least once in their life, whether it's a loved one, a friend, or a pet. Everyone deals in their own ways, but some don't know how to. I'm here to tell you ways you can and...
Titanium Jen10 months ago
Survivor's Guilt
Before I begin with my next open and honest account of my own cancer journey, I must warn this is an open and honest recollection of my feelings of survivor’s guilt—a feeling I went on to learn was su...
Grief: How to Deal with It Best
Grief is weird. It is an emotion that everyone feels, but we all deal with it differently. Some people cry until there are no more tears to come. Some people can't cry and it does nothing for them. We...
Eni Shehua year ago
How Cancer Broke My Heart
Nothing prepares you for the news. Your own mother cannot even prepare you for how cancer is about to change her. As a young girl, I confided in my parents; I took what I was told and if I didn't like...
Outis Sofósa year ago
Everything Changes
Everything has changed. As they say, "nothing stays the same." The air drifts, but there's no time or flavor left in it. Heartache is a flavor, that sits on the back of the tongue, and constricts the ...
Ruth Greena year ago
Atlanta Death Café
While living in Atlanta, I regularly attended meetings of the Atlanta Death Café (ADC), which were held almost monthly at the famous Oakland Cemetery. People are easily spooked by the subject of death...
Crystal Phittsa year ago
An Open Letter To Anyone Grieving
If I had come across the title to this I would have done a hard eye-roll: please, like anyone can fathom my pain. My life changed violently and suddenly, but over a recent 18 month period, leaving me ...
Peter Meadowa year ago
6 Things to Know When Coping with Loss
Everyone at some point in their life faces a jarring, unexpected change. It may be the death of a loved one or beloved pet, the end of a friendship, the loss of a home, or any other drastic event that...
Caitlin Hartlena year ago
Life, Grief...
Grief’s a funny thing. Not hilarious, but funny as in weird, the way that it can creep up on you silently or smack you full in the face and destroy you. It doesn’t wait until a convenient moment when ...
When Years Pass and You Are Still Grieving
This is something that irks me, to no end. I felt compelled to write about it and I’m not exactly sure how it will sound in written form but here goes.
Sara Bevins2 years ago
Stronger
Looking back at the age of nine, I had no worries at all. Cheerleading was my passion at the time. I would go to school, then practice, and come home. It was an everyday routine. I could only do cheer...
Amee Maree2 years ago
6 Things to Know When Dealing with Loss
As humans we all deal with death and the loss of loved ones. If you haven't, you will, and chances are someone you know already has. None of us ever really know what to say when it happens and to the ...
Life After Death
It's a part of life for people to die. No matter how much they are loved, no matter how much they are needed, it will still happen. I personally hate this fact. When someone dies, no matter the cause,...
abigail .2 years ago
How To Come to Terms with a Sick Loved One
It's a touchy subject, I know. No one talks about it, no one tells you how to cope. It's hard when someone you care so much about is hurting and you can't physically do anything to help their pain. Ba...
Kailee Stoffle2 years ago
Losing Loved Ones
One of the hardest things anyone will go through in life is losing someone they love. Losing someone close to you is like getting thrown in water and you’re trying to swim, but you can’t; you’re drown...
Jordan Hauprich2 years ago
Dream Child
Around mid-July I was listening to the radio, just cruising in my red truck, with my radio blasted on an average day to work. My ears were suddenly perked up by a story I began to listen very intently...