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Grief in the Workplace

- Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Grief affects all of us at different times and places in our lives. The workplace is not untouched by grief. Grief in the workplace occurs when you or a co-worker has experienced a personal loss or a workplace loss such as a death. It is important to remember that everyone grieves differently and everyone needs time to adjust to the loss. Click here for some tips to help you and your co-workers cope with your grief, including ways to remember your co-worker and ways to support other coworkers and employees. ..

Steps for Healing the Wounds of Grief

- Tuesday, April 01, 2014

The experience of each person’s grief is as unique as a snowflake.  There is no set timetable for bereavement and you should not feel the need to rush through your grief.   Bereavement is a journey that takes time and involves experiencing the pain of the loss, adjusting to an environment in which your loved-one is not present; and reinvesting yourself in new and continued relationships.  Some say we never stop grieving the loss of those dear to us, but we can take steps that help the ease the pain, clear the confusion, and end the isolation that often follows and help begin to heal the wounds of grief.   ..

Serious Illness and Supportive Conversations with Edgar Guedry LCSW

- Monday, September 02, 2013


GRIEF: What do I Need to Know?

- Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Grief is a natural process: Most of us have heard of stages and phases of grief that have been shared over the past decades.  The most important thing to know abut Grief is that there is no one predicable grief process and there are no set timelines. We all experience grief differently, as unique as a finger print or snowflake.  Grief experiences differ based on who we are, whom we lost, and how much our day-to-day life is altered, and how we normally cope with difficult situations and challenges. ..

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