End of Life and Coping with Loss

Author’s Note to Blog Readers: Since 2011, I have been writing a monthly blog on a variety of life skills topics that have been posted on my website, elainevoci.com. From that extensive list, I have selected blogs that relate to end of life issues, and coping with loss. I hope they bring you new insights, reassurance and hope.

Give Sorrow Words

Rituals give meaning to the painful and precious opportunities we are given to express and move through grief after we’ve lost a loved one.  Many such opportunities may be missed because of our upset, confusion and sense of being adrift that so often accompany...

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When Grief is Your Companion

At a widow and widowers support group that I helped facilitate one of the participants reflected on recent and personal encouners as a widow, and what it was like to experience the pain of other people’s reactions such as avoidance and withdrawal of social contact. ...

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About Elaine

I love teaching and my personal mission has revolved around the roles of teacher, writer and coach. I first worked as a therapist in alcohol/drug abuse counseling where I learned the meaning of holistic health – we cannot seperate the physical, emotional, and spiritual dimensions of an illness if we are to help create the conditions for getting well and recovering.

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