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7 Tips for Reducing Feelings of Isolation
By Modern Loss
Loneliness is an every day thing, and not just in the age of ‘social distancing.' Here are some ways to care for your physical and mental wellbeing
10 Safe Movies to Watch During the Pandemic — Featuring the Stars of ‘Contagion’ and ‘Outbreak’
By Mara Reinstein
Desperate for films that steer clear of triggering plot lines? A seasoned movie critic offers picks that provide guaranteed calm during a scary time.
4 Steps to Writing Fiction About Loss
By Laura Zigman
Want to create grieving characters and storylines for your essay or novel? Here's my process.
12 Ways I Needed Support After My Baby Died
By Evin Phoenix
Society needs to do better with sharing the burden carried by bereaved parents. Here's how.
Triggered by a Celebrity’s Death? Here are 7 Ways to Care for Yourself and Others
By Rebecca Soffer
Public figures are deeply connected to our own lives and grieving their loss can be complicated. Here's a basic roadmap.
Animal Husbandry for Dragons
By Kate Inglis
What if we try caring for our pain, instead of trying to control it?
How to Find the Right Therapeutic Support
By Dan Wolfson
Practical, tactical steps you can take to identify someone who can help your grieving soul.
6 Ways to Support a Grieving Teen
By Shoshana Berger
They might act like adults, but they're still kids. A short guide to helping a teenager grappling with loss, from normalizing their feelings to remembering all those firsts.
4 Ways to Take Charge of Funeral Planning
By Josh Slocum
No need to be passive about it; you've got more options than you might think.
5 Ways to Empower Children with Financial Responsibility
By April Rinne
Kids can start learning earlier than you think. The childhood lessons my parents taught me served as a powerful, lifelong legacy in the wake of their untimely and sudden deaths.
How to Widow
By Chanel Reynolds
16 steps to start navigating the winding path of life with a dead partner
8 Steps to Writing a Loss Story with Your Child
By Caron Levis
Books are a safe way to explore big feelings. Here's how to write a tale of loss and grief with your child.
The Good Work of Providing Good Food for Solace
By Janet Reich Elsbach
Some delicious and nourishing ways to lift the burden of cooking from a grieving person's shoulders.
10 Ways to Manage Tantrums After Loss
By Rebecca Schrag Hershberg
An early childhood psychologist on parenting through the outbursts while everyone is grieving
10 Ways to Overcome Grief-Related Anxiety
By Claire Bidwell Smith
The author of a new book offers her step-by-step guide to managing the monster sibling of grief.
7 Ways To Accommodate Little Kids at a Funeral
By Megan Carmichael
Having my kids at my mom’s funeral was the right thing for our family. Here’s what helped.
Just Sit (and Other Simple Steps to Meditate Your Way Through Grief)
By Sukey Novogratz
My dad's meditation advice helped me to cope with his death -- and more. Here's how it can help you, too.
Putting My Dead Mom in the Cloud
By Marisa Bardach Ramel
After stalling for 15 years, I finally have a low touch way to introduce my kids to the vibrant woman I knew.
ASK MODERN LOSS: Do My Kids Need a New Male Role Model?
By Meg Tansey
A single mom by choice asks our advice columnist what to do now that her brother and father are gone.
Survivor Gilt: 6 Ways To Make Inherited Items Work for You
By Stacy London
In an excerpt from the Modern Loss book, stylist Stacy London tells us how to repurpose and reinterpret the fashion and furniture your loved ones left behind.
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