What Is Anticipatory Grief?

What Is Anticipatory Grief?

In many cases, grief occurs when someone has already suffered a loss. But grief can also result from a loss that is impending but hasn’t yet occurred. When this happens, it’s referred to as “anticipatory grief” or “preparatory grief.”Anticipatory grief commonly affects individuals who are expecting to lose someone or something important in the near future. For example, you may...[ read more ]

Coping With Grief & Loss

If you’ve recently lost someone or something, you may be going through the grieving process. Below, we explain what grief is and how long the grieving process can be expected to take. We also offer some tips on how to cope with loss.What Is Grief?The emotional pain that you feel after a loss is known as “grief.” Someone who’s grieving...[ read more ]

What Day of the Dead Can Teach Us About Grieving

The old saying goes, “Only two things in this world are inevitable, death and taxes.” While we all know death is an inevitable part of life, not many of us are truly equipped to handle the death of loved ones. And this is most likely because Americans tend to see death as the final and ultimate end. We lose connection...[ read more ]

3 Ways Teens Can Benefit from Therapy

Not many of us remember our teenage years as walks in the park. That’s because this time in our life is punctuated by uncertainties, social pressure, and a surge of hormones. Because of this perfect storm, many teens act out, which can cause a lot of chaos and disruption in the home and family.Here are 3 reasons why teens can...[ read more ]

3 Reasons Why Men Should Try Therapy

Men have taken on a specific role in human development over the span of hundreds of thousands of years. While roles have very recently shifted somewhat, historically speaking, men have been the ones to fight the wars and build society. And if you think about it, it’s pretty hard to feel emotions, let alone process them, while on bloody battlefields...[ read more ]

Does It Really Work? – The Science Behind Hypnosis

You’re getting sleepy… very sleepy……and when you wake up you will cluck like a chicken.This is what many people think of when they think of hypnosis. But hypnosis is much more than a funny party trick.Hypnotherapy has been used for centuries. In fact, in ancient times priests and shamans used altered stated of consciousness as a way to bring about...[ read more ]