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Worthwhile Grief & Loss Podcasts

Worthwhile Grief & Loss Podcasts

By: Maryse Eubank, M.Ed Podcasts are a great alternative to reading when you are hoping to learn new information. The beauty of a podcast is that you can listen while doing other tasks like walking, folding laundry, or even working on a puzzle. The number of podcast 

Grounding Techniques to Support Grieving Children

Grounding Techniques to Support Grieving Children

By Rachel Melhorn, LCSW, Registered Play Therapist Here at Full Circle, we talk a lot about “big feelings.” When we use this term, we are referring to grieving children’s struggles with emotional regulation. This may look like an extended tantrum, uncontrollable crying, fit of anger, 

Finding Meaning From Grief

Finding Meaning From Grief

By Allyson England Drake, M.Ed, CT David Kessler is a bereavement expert who discusses finding meaning after the death of a loved one. I want to share some of his thoughts around the definition of meaning.  Meaning is relative and personal, only you can find your 

Journaling for Healing

Journaling for Healing

By Britt Cowart, LCSW, Grief Services Director Grief journaling is one way of allowing ourselves the space for genuine healing to take place, whether we’re ready and willing to express ourselves to others or not.  Due to the copious amount of research suggesting that grief journaling 

Father’s Day in Three Phases

Father’s Day in Three Phases

By: Kirk Stepp Father’s Day over the course of my 40 years have fallen into three phases: Son, Loss, and Father.   For the first 19 years of my life, I was blessed to have a hard working, caring, and loving father. My dad was an amazing man 

Keeping Daniel’s Memory Alive

Keeping Daniel’s Memory Alive

By: Keith D. Lewis, Full Circle Suicide Loss Group Participant Not a day goes by that I don’t think about Daniel or see him in my mannerisms or hear him in my words. So much so that I wonder if I thought about him this 

Strength in Grief

Strength in Grief

By: Rusty Ramsey, Full Circle Board Member Coping with grief and dealing with the loss of a parent is difficult, especially as a child. Elementary school aged children lack the foresight as to what lies ahead and instead focus on the moment. Time may heal all wounds, 

Rocks of Remembrance

Rocks of Remembrance

Holidays can often trigger powerful emotions and memories of our lost loved ones, no matter how much time has passed. Mother’s Day and Father’s Day can be particularly difficult for those without a mom or dad, as they are painful reminders of what we’ve lost.