“Oh, no” may be first thought that comes to mind when you realize someone is dying. The accompanying feeling of hollowness in the pit of your stomach may set the stage for subsequent decisions and choices made when asking the...
I remember when I was first alone after a 29-year relationship ended. I asked myself, “How is this different than before?” Included with this question was am I okay now and will I be okay in the future? THE FUTURE, WOW,...
Self-care and self-awareness go hand in hand when grief is a factor. Consider the following;
- Pace yourself
- You have choices
- You are in charge of you
- If in doubt, don’t
- Ask for help
- Delegate responsibilities
- Ask for what you need
- Create balance over the...
Lack of desire to connect with others
- I don’t want to be a bother to anyone
- I look like crap
- I don’t care about anything
- I am doing fine by myself
- I enjoy being by myself
Are you a professional in need of more support to help grieving individuals? Specific reference is being made to loss due to discrimination, but it is important to realize this loss can be combined with other losses. Sometimes this is not...
As discussed in a prior article part 1, children do have thoughts of suicide and DO act upon those thoughts. What do you need to pay attention to? How do children know about suicide? What can YOU do? What do you...
Children and thoughts of suicide is a topic many, including myself, find disturbing. You may ask yourself “Why would a child have thoughts of suicide”? Are there no support systems? Where are the parents? There is never a shortage of questions....