Grief Monsters

When working with bereaved kids, and sometimes adults, I always end up talking about grief monsters.  These are ugly looking creatures that live in our bodies that take over when our grief feelings become too big.  Each of us has one and none of them look the same.  Some people’s monsters are red or black.Continue reading “Grief Monsters”

A Place for Thoughts: The Beginning

Most people who experience loss try not to let their life be defined by them, and I used to live this way too.  Grieving people sometimes do not want the attention of the fact that they are missing an important person at their holiday table, graduation, or wedding.  In a society in which grief andContinue reading “A Place for Thoughts: The Beginning”