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When Grief Leads to Advocacy

on 04/11/16

When a loved one dies, or someone is injured in a crash, victims and survivors often find themselves in a complex web of emotions and reactions as they learn to live with their loss. Over time though, people can learn to live with their grief and sometimes grow in ways they never expected or wanted.

My Love/Hate Relationship with Easter

on 03/23/16

Do you feel uncertain about the upcoming Easter holiday? If so, you are not alone.Early in the grief journey, anniversary reactions can be strong. We talk a lot about the need for self-care during major holidays such as Christmas and Thanksgiving, but not much about Easter.