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10 Best Things to Say to Someone in Grief
Don’t ask, just help.
David  Kessler
David Kessler Jul 30, 2010 at 10:00 AM

One of the mistakes we make is asking people in deep grief how we can help them. They are often too lost in their own sorrow to identify needs. It’s okay to ask; but just...read full story

Wisdom from life’s final chapter.
David  Kessler
David Kessler Apr 30, 2011 at 10:00 AM

Deaths and births are like snowflakes—each one is unique and very similar. We die in a million ways, in a million places, with billions of variables. Yet the vision...read full story

Facing loss unites a family.
Daniel  Gottlieb Ph.D.
Daniel Gottlieb Ph.D. Apr 02, 2011 at 10:00 AM

Spooky was a big black dog, a mix of Labrador and German shepherd with pointy ears, a flat head, and a long nose. He was spirited, happy, and very friendly, with the kind...read full story

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Who you see before you die.
David  Kessler
David Kessler May 10, 2010 at 10:00 AM

One type of deathbed experience I often hear about refers to “crowded rooms.” As I’ve listened to these stories, I’ve been intrigued by the use of the words crowd and c...read full story

Do your deceased loved ones come back for you?
David  Kessler
David Kessler May 21, 2010 at 10:00 AM

It’s not unusual for the dying to have visions of someone who has already passed on, yet it’s interesting to note that such a comforting phenomenon doesn&rsqu...read full story

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