Show Appreciation

By Adrian S. Turner, M.A., LMFT Thus far in these blogs, we have focused a great deal on what you do once you have lost a loved one and how you move on to living and healing.  In this issue, our focus will be on appreciation.  Appreciation is defined by Merriam-Webster as a feeling or […]

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Regrets and How To Handle Them

Regrets and How To Handle Them – By Adrian S. Turner, M.A., LMFT The next ritual to address is regrets. Merriam Webster defines regret as sorrow aroused by circumstances beyond one’s control or power to repair.  The definition denotes finality in the situation, something that cannot be resolved because the circumstances are so far removed […]

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Rituals Through The Grief Process

Rituals Through The Grief Process – By Adrian S. Turner, M.A., LMFT Dr. Jeffrey Zeig, psychologist and founder of the Milton H. Erickson Foundation in Phoenix, Arizona describes grief as, “An arrow without a target.”  That means that unlike other emotions, you can’t flip it around on its head and land the target to the […]

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When Will The Tears Stop?

When Will The Tears Stop? By Adrian S. Turner, M.A., LMFT You are in the midst of one of the most emotionally exhausting experiences. This loss, this emptiness is simply overwhelming and feels as though it will not end. And what to make of all the tears? What can you make of this fountain that […]

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