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

Grief affects concentration. Emotional jet lag. — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

"Grief is the normal and natural emotional response to loss of any kind." Grief is not just about death. Grief is about loss; loss of a relationship, of a job, moving, leaving home for university... This is an excellent article and a wonderful resource/reference tool.   Source: Grief affects concentration. Emotional jet lag. via Grief affects… Continue reading Grief affects concentration. Emotional jet lag. — 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, Healthcare, Humanity, News, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Self-Promotion of Journey’s End…

There is nothing like coming home and finding a box leaning against your front door and when you rip it open, there are your author copies of the book that you spent 2.5 years writing and editing! Such joy, such elation, such happiness, such a sense of accomplishment... so, Julie and I are busy marketing and… Continue reading Self-Promotion of Journey’s End…

Aging/Gerontology, End-of-Life, Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, Health Conditions/Diseases, Healthcare, Humanity, ICU, News, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

‘Journey’s End’ is Available!

Julie and I are very excited to announce that our book is available on the Xlibris website at: http://www.xlibris.com. Journey's End: Death, Dying, and the End of Life; 2.5 years in the making is finally available. Thank you to all who contributed to our book. We never could have done it without you... The book… Continue reading ‘Journey’s End’ is Available!

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

How to Make a Difference in Grief and in Times of Joy

Grief Healing Discussion groups: I came across this term on a website I visited and I thought...What a great idea and so needed. Besides the need for Death Cafe style groups, grief and bereavement groups are also needed. Support groups are very much the same thing, except, the phrase alone indicates to some that they must… Continue reading How to Make a Difference in Grief and in Times of Joy

Aging/Gerontology, End-of-Life, Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, Healthcare, Humanity, ICU, News, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

“Journey’s End: Death, Dying, and the End of Life”: Is out Soon!

A book that has been in the makings for almost 2.5 years........a well thought out book that focuses on death, dying, and end of life issues with over 50 contributors mostly from Canada and the U.S.A. and a few from other countries around the world! The book has many chapters that focus on death of… Continue reading “Journey’s End: Death, Dying, and the End of Life”: Is out Soon!

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

Creating a Network List for the areas of Death, Dying & End of Life……

It is evident that discussions and training programs on the topics of death, dying, and end of life are few and far between. This needs to change as the older population is aging and soon will be bigger than the youth population. My goal as a social worker/case manager is to change this. This is… Continue reading Creating a Network List for the areas of Death, Dying & End of Life……