The Biology of Grief

The Biology of Grief

After Marissa lost her husband, she often felt stuck in a dream. Her colleagues would speak to her, but she could only hear a part of what was said. Marissa could not sleep at night; she felt anxious about loss. She had just lost her husband in a tragic accident and...
Fear of Change

Fear of Change

Lori woke up in a cold sweat, her heart racing.  What had she been dreaming about?  She had been waking up at 3 a.m. every night for the last week.  Had she gotten everything ready, was everything organized, was she missing anything?  These questions seemed like noise...
How to comfort and talk to suicide survivors

How to comfort and talk to suicide survivors

It is natural to be unsure how to talk to grieving families and friends who have lost loved ones to suicide.”What can I possibly say to ease the pain they are going through?”People are often afraid that talking to grieving families will remind them of the...