A source of tips, information and personal stories on the topics of grief, suicide and brain health.
5 Middle Grade Novels for Children Grieving a Parent or Sibling’s Death
5 Middle Grade Novels for Children Grieving a Parent or Sibling’s DeathBy Brittany Taylor Losing someone you love is devastating. When that person is a parent or sibling, it can be even more difficult for the child who is left to grieve their loss. The following are...
Volunteer spotlight: Q&A with Nick Abbott
Volunteer Spotlight: Q&A with Nick Abbott Nick Abbott is a Sharing Kindness volunteer who was recently trained to co-facilitate our peer grief support groups. This year, he led one of the top fundraising teams for the Cape & Islands Suicide Awareness Walk.Q:...
Donor Spotlight: Q&A with Steve Garran
Steve is the executive board treasurer of Sharing Kindness whose business, Steven M. Garran CPA, was the presenting sponsor for this year’s Cape & Islands Suicide Awareness Walk.
9 Children’s Picture Books about Grief
Grief is complicated. For children in early developmental stages, it can be especially challenging to grasp the concepts of death and loss, let alone deal with all the emotions that come with them. I understand this on a personal level.
5 Self-Care Tips for Grief
It’s always important to take care of ourselves, but it’s especially important when we’re grieving the loss of a loved one. The pain of grief often manifests physically as well as emotionally, and can take a serious toll on our minds and bodies. Here are a handful of ways we can incorporate self-care into our daily routines to help ourselves heal after loss.
Father’s Day Grief: Navigating Life after Loss and Listening to My Inner Child
This year marks the first time in 65 years my father, lovingly known as Papa, is not here to be celebrated on Father’s Day. He died unexpectedly in December at 90 ½ years old.
Father’s Day Without a Father
Each year, I forget Father’s Day exists until the week of, when a friend mentions having to pick up a last minute gift or I’m perusing my Google calendar and happen to see that Sunday flagged as a holiday. Then I sit and wait for its impending arrival.