Tag Archives: Mourning

Life Transitions: Uncovering and Birthing Your Authentic Self

The following six elements are inherent in a Life transition: reorientation, personal growth, authentication, creativity, spirituality, renewal. A life transition can be thought of as the closing of one door and the opening of another. As our old life decomposes a new life begins to form and grow from the old. Life may be giving you an opportunity to live outside the box and escape the confines of a life that has grown too small… Continue reading

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Comfortable Silence

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-Is It Normal To Grieve This Way? Part II -Mourning the Firsts

After the death of a loved one, the year after their passing holds many “firsts.” New waves of grief may engulf you as the calendar announces their birthday, anniversary, your faith’s religious holidays, the date of their passing, and other important events you shared.

Experiencing these firsts and the emotions that are brought to the surface can be an added challenge even if you are managing your grief and actively mourning your loss. Additionally, the anticipation of … Continue reading

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-We Remember Them

We Remember Them
At the rising of sun and its going down,
we remember them.

At the blowing of the wind and in the chill of winter,
we remember them. Continue reading

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-Is it Normal to Grieve This Way? Part I

Is it Normal to Grieve This Way?   ©2014 Liisa Gavlick, M.A. All Rights Reserved In January of this year I began facilitating grief groups at a local hospital. This in addition to working with clients in therapy sessions, continued research, … Continue reading

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