Moving On After Mourning

Moving On After Mourning

Grief is the normal response to loss. And hard as it may seem to believe when we're in its throes, we typically move on with life while holding onto memories of our loved one. Cover image: Shutterstock

Trying to Make Sense of the Unthinkable

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Coping with tragedy of an enormous scale.

Grief Doesn't Come in Stages and It's Not the Same for Every

By George A Bonanno Ph.D.
Why we're wrong about grief

Grief Etiquette? Don't Say This to Anyone Grieving

By Pamela Cytrynbaum
Grieving is a lonely business. Don't make it worse by saying.....

6 Damaging Beliefs About Grief And What You Can Do

By Pamela D. Garcy Ph.D.
Help yourself through the death of a loved one using REBT.

Private Pain: A Mourner's Bill of Rights

By Pamela Cytrynbaum
What is grief? What is healing? And why nobody can tell us how to mourn

Grief Isn't Something to Get Over

By Mary C Lamia Ph.D.
The notion that one gets over it is a myth

DSM-5 and Bereavement Care

By Deborah L. Davis Ph.D.
Aiming for knowledgeable, relationship-based implementation of DSM guidelines.

Quotes on Grief to Comfort and Inspire

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
By allowing the tears, we may find peace & meaning

Helping Children Grieve

By Mark Banschick M.D.
The Honest Grief of a Child

My Mother’s Secret, My Secret

By Jennifer Haupt
Breaking the legacy of depression.

About Complicated Bereavement Disorder

By Deborah Khoshaba Psy.D.
When grieving worsens, rather than gets better.

There's a rocket in my nicoise

By Talya Miron-Shatz Ph.D.
When under fire, give in to stress, or fight back - with mindfulness

What Flat Earthers Got Right

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
A psychological intuition with earth-shattering implications

Does Grief Counseling Cause More Harm Than Good?

By Vinita Mehta Ph.D., Ed.M.
Is talking about loss always therapeutic?

Why Is Depression So Distressing?

By Bill Knaus Ed.D.
Four ways to stop feeling miserable

Why You Shouldn't Ignore a Grieving Heart

By Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D.
Study finds that stress of losing a loved one increases risk for heart attack

Is It Better to Have Loved and Lost Than Never to Have Loved at All?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
The special strengths of people who have always been single

Hello-Goodbye: 5 Ways to Make Transitions Easier

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
There are better ways to manage the sadness and anxiety of separation.

A Lesson in Loss from Susan Saint James

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
With deep calm, she said about her son: "His was a life that lasted 14 years."