My favorite tip to ease the pain from grief

When I was 14 and I started high school two weeks after my dad died.

As I walked into that school building, everyone knew what happened, but at...

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Just when you thought you were good, you see their name.

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I was writing an email last week when my computer autocorrected the greeting to:

Hi Emma.

Say what?

I did a double take.

When I was 7 years old, my...

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How we show love - 2019 Life Insurance Conference General Session

 

How We Show Love

Kirsten Schowalter, General Session Speaker

April 3, 2019

 

Nobody wants to expect the worst. But for Schowalter and her...

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No good reason why - How to help bereaved teens

When I was 14, my family was in a car crash. My dad was killed on impact.

Two weeks later I started high school.

As anyone who knows high school...

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What grief is and why it's good for you - Setting the Record Straight

When I was 14, my family was in a car crash on the way home from vacation. My dad died instantly.

Everything I thought my life was... shattered.

...

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What pain from grief really is - And what you can do when you see someone in pain

The Desire to Help

A friend of mine was at a grief support group. As she walked into the room, she saw boxes of tissues, and as the group went on...

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How to talk about grief with teens - Ask them if they've seen a thestral

 

Do you wonder about how to talk to teens about grief?

Wish you knew what was going on in their heads? 

My recommendation? 

Ask them if...

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