Category: Grief Support

Grief Support: Thoughts, tools and techniques to help overcome grief and personal loss, or support someone in the bereavement process.

Overcome Grief

Top 10 Techniques to Overcome Grief

Grief is a natural emotion one experiences when facing the loss of a loved one. The grieving person can respond to loss both physically and emotionally. The person may go through various stages of grief, trying to cope with it as the time passes. Behaviors such as seeking isolation or lashing out at the nearest

Losing a Pet

Someone close to the TalkDeath team recently lost their best friend, Frank. Frank was a scrappy little Persian cat and watching our friend go through the same grieving process we ourselves have gone through with people close to us, made us want to examine the subject of pet loss a little closer. Ask any pet

expressingcondolences

How to Express Your Condolences for a Loved One

This is a Guest Post by Suzie Kolber. It can be difficult to know what to say when someone passes away. Death is often an uncomfortable topic, making it hard to express your feelings of condolence and sympathy to the survivor. Here are some effective ways you can express your condolences based on what is appropriate

the 7 stages of grief

7 Stages of Grief: Everything You Need to Know

By learning about the 7 stages of grief, you can be there for your loved ones in their times of grief.

Grieving Children

Grieving Children: Resources to Help Them & You

The loss of someone we love can leave us speechless, distraught, physically and emotionally hurt. As adults, we have years of life experience under us and yet when someone around us passes away, all that experience ultimately seems moot. Death and loss have tremendous effects on us so one can only imagine, or try to imagine,

dealing with loneliness

Dealing with Loneliness – How to Overcome Feelings of Loneliness

Loneliness can be a painful feeling. Low self-esteem, depression, negative thinking and low self-worth can all reinforce or lead to feelings of loneliness. Loneliness is a complex mental and emotional phenomenon that is a result of many different brain functions. Like any emotion, loneliness will ebb, flow and eventually disappear but like any emotion practical

Symptoms of Grief: Physical and Emotional

Symptoms of Grief: Physical and Emotional

Grief is one form of dealing with loss. It manifests itself as emotional pain which can then lead to physical pain. Typically grief is associated with the death of a loved one: be it a significant other, family member, pet or even a colleague. Since this form of loss can be damaging both emotionally and