The Second Year After a Loved One’s Death

Jackson Rainer was a psychology professor for 25 years, researching grief and bereavement. All the while, he struggled with his wife’s genetic cancer syndrome which caused many presentations of cancer over their course of their marriage. Then she died. Rainer recalls the process and benchmarks of the grieving process, through the not often mentioned grieving … Read more

Grief is Healing In Motion

In this excerpt from Belonging: Remembering Ourselves Home, Toko-pa Turner explores how grief is more than an expression of pain. Grief is our inner acknowledgement of what we value, a way of paying honour to what it dear to us, healing us, and ultimately freeing up a greater capacity to love. Read more here. Tags … Read more

Circle of Mothers – Healing, Empowering, Fellowship

Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, created the Circle of Mothers as a way to empower women. The purpose of the Circle of Mothers is to bring together mothers who have lost children or family members due to senseless gun violence for the purpose of healing, empowerment, and fellowship towards the larger aim of community … Read more

Relating with Mesothelioma

“It’s never easy to lose someone you love. Losing a loved one to an aggressive cancer such as mesothelioma can be even more difficult, because a family member or close friend may be taken far too soon, bringing a sense of shock with feelings of grief, sadness and even depression.” The Mesothelioma Center has created … Read more