A source of tips, information and personal stories on the topics of grief, suicide and brain health.
Three generations of golf: memories of my father and son on the course By Daniel Scott On Father’s Day, I reflect back on my years with my father, and also the years with my son Danny. My time with my father and with my son Danny was relatively brief, about 20 years...
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 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:...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.