End-of-Life, Humanity, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

On the Day I Die — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

This speaks for itself. Read the words and realize it is important to live fully until the day you die!   Source: On the Day I Die via On the Day I Die — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Grief In The Classroom: ‘Saying Nothing Says A Lot’ : NPR Ed : NPR — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

This is a great article and resource for anyone who works with children. I remember 3.5 years ago coming home from being out of town and finding out one of my daughter's classmates was killed in a tragic accident. The child was 6 years old. My daughter and this child were friends. The school had… Continue reading Grief In The Classroom: ‘Saying Nothing Says A Lot’ : NPR Ed : NPR — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

End-of-Life, Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, Humanity, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Is There a Right to Grieve? | Psychology Today — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

This needs to change. Grief is different for each person and the length of time different for each person...   Source: Is There a Right to Grieve? | Psychology Today via Is There a Right to Grieve? | Psychology Today — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

Education, End-of-Life, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Talking to Family About Post Death Wishes — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

This is very important; discussing your post-death wishes with family and close friends. Do not wait until it is too late or crisis time. When you are very ill, in hospital or diagnosed as terminal; your thoughts might be elsewhere. Plan ahead as much as possible. No one wants  to think they will die tomorrow,… Continue reading Talking to Family About Post Death Wishes — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

Book Review, News

Book Review: Nomad on the Run by Georges Benay

Nomad on the Run by Georges Benay   I have to say from the first pages I liked this book. I liked the author's writing style. I loved the storyline and I liked the characters. The book looks a little unassuming as the cover is pretty plain. The title gave me the impression the book was… Continue reading Book Review: Nomad on the Run by Georges Benay

Education, Humanity, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Hate & Racism: Gets us Nowhere!

http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwxMbR9Dk?oc=wa Read this link! More companies need to express to their employees that hate and racism are unacceptable. No matter our socioeconomic status, our ethnicity, the culture we are from, the job we hold-we are all human and we all bleed red. What happened in Virginia last weekend should NEVER have happened! One Holocaust was enough...Never… Continue reading Hate & Racism: Gets us Nowhere!

End-of-Life, Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

How to Survive a Loved Ones Terminal Illness | How to Deal With a Sick Loved One | Coping Skills for Caretakers | Healthy Ways to Handle Dying Family Member – Beliefnet — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

An article worth reading whether you are going through this personally or you work with client's or patients who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness.   Source: How to Survive a Loved Ones Terminal Illness | How to Deal With a Sick Loved One | Coping Skills for Caretakers | Healthy Ways to Handle… Continue reading How to Survive a Loved Ones Terminal Illness | How to Deal With a Sick Loved One | Coping Skills for Caretakers | Healthy Ways to Handle Dying Family Member – Beliefnet — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library