Healing Tip of the Month

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Most of us functioned fairly competently in our day-to-day lives—holding jobs or going to school, managing families, reading books, taking care of our health, entertaining friends and family—right up until someone we loved stopped living. Instantly we become disorganized, distracted, …

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Springtime Grief

Posted by: Amy Olshever | Categories: Healing Tip of the Month

From COPE Clinical Director Amy Olshever, PhD, LCSW   How do you feel when you see the purple and yellow of new crocuses? Or at the arrival of the first robin? The beginning of spring might make you feel better …

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Coping

Posted by: DBDO | Categories: Healing Tip of the Month

From COPE Clinical Director Amy Olshever, PhD, LCSW Losing a loved one stays with us forever. But holidays, in particular, can be grief triggers (Healing Tips 11/16), causing similar reactions to anniversaries and birthdays and making the loss even harder …

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Mindfulness

Posted by: DBDO | Categories: Healing Tip of the Month

From COPE Clinical Director Amy Olshever, PhD, LCSW Now that you have managed to make it through the rigors of the holiday season, the new year is a perfect time to try out new ways of doing things. As you …

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Grief Triggers

Posted by: Stacey Careri | Categories: Healing Tip of the Month

Grief triggers are those reminders, often unexpected, that in an instant can cause a wave of grief to wash over you or even knock you down. You become distracted from what you were doing and find yourself in pain. A …

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Quest for Perfection

Posted by: Stacey Careri | Categories: Healing Tip of the Month

“You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.” ― Jodi Picoult The quest for perfection is an endless journey many of us have been on for as long as we …

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