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Today we will begin a series of discussions about grief and the mililtary.
So many of our returning soldiers and vets struggle with readjusting to life at home. Often the key to rebuilding a life beyond war is elusive and frustrating.
We will look and one of the key factors to this recovery. What is the grief of war? How is it different from other forms of grief? How do we recognize it? How can we help.
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"There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief...and unspeakable love." - Washington Irving
Today on Lighten Up, Jen and Cheri are continuing the conversation about the giving and receiving of support during times of grief.
If you have ever wondered "What can I do?!" When you feel helpless and frustrated because you know you can't change anything, this is a show you won't want to miss!
And if you are going through a hard time and are tired of people asking what they can do to help, or worse fed up with everyone trying to 'fix' your pain, this show might be helpful to know how to set boundaries and get the respect you need so you can make it through your personal experience.
Call in and talk to Jen and Cheri directly! (646) 200-0825
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Today's conversation will focus on rationalizations in grief.
One of the coping skills we use especially when we are dealing with the reality of loss is how to assign blame for the loss, especially when we are dealing with death.
We will look at some of the most common ways we use this; when is it useful; when it is not.
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We start the new year with resolutions for grievers.
Now that the holidays are over, we are often faced with the "reality" of grief.
This converstion will explpre the acceptance of the "reatity" which can often be the most difficult phase of grief.
We will alos include some practical steps that can be implemented to help grievers along the path of grief.
Dr. Jones, Beneath the Grief Ministries will talk on procrastination. The reason why many people cannot get priorities in order is because they procrastinate. Procrastination can make one lose out on many opportunities in life and oftentimes it's is centered in a fear or anxiety that attacks one who is insecure about the task they are delaying to accomplish. Denying the task can cripple and damage in more ways than one.
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This week's episode will focus on the recent shooting events that have taken place around the world and the most recent event that happened in San Bernadino
Even though we may not have a personal loss in these situations, they impact us gretly.
We will be exploring the impact of secondary loss and grief and how this can have a lasting impact in our lives.
We will also see how this impacts oour holiday season and the ways our grief is effected.
What does it mean to live a fulfilled life? Many will say look at the material items accumulated, others look to the number of friends, while others yet, contend it is simply how happy your family is at any given time.
There are certain actions one can take to insure that no matter the algorithm used you will end up on the happier side of life. Join me as we look at five tips for living a more fulfilled life.
BONUS INTERVIEW: Eleze "Lisa" Thomas-McMillan author of Living Fulfilled The Infectious Joy of Serving Others
SHOW SPONSOR: Inspirational Productions
MUSIC SPONSOR: Triumph by JaneliaSoul also available on Amazon
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This week's conversation will be the next in the series "grief and war".
When soldiers return from serving in an active theater of war it is difficult to return to the life they once had. we will look at issues of PTSD, physical injuries, substance abuse and why dealing with the grief of war and the loss issues of war can be key to healing and rebuilding life.
What are the losses incurred by war?
How does understanding your grief help you move on
We will also be looking at how returing home impacts family and friends.
The Next Chapter (TNC) Widows' Ministry assists widows during the first three years of their husband's loss. TNC offers monthly support sessions in metro Atlanta, weekly blog talk radio show, phone calls, cards, gifts, special evnts and annual getaways. Our mission to exemplify love to widows as the Bible commands (I Timothy 5:3) Widows know no particular face. The loss can be expected or unexpected. It could be after decades of marriage or within months of the wedding day. There can be financial gain or financial distress. So many questions, so few answers. Grief is manifested in many stages. Professional counseling is recommended regardless of your circumstances during bereavement. There are many emotions that will need to be managed. The Next Chapter can help you when you are ready to move to the next chapter of your life. God has a plan for you. Who understands? Who cares? The Next Chapter!!!
How did I get in this situation? I will never be able to reach my goal! Doing the right thing never seems to work for me! If these are questions you are asking yourself in what seems to be an impossible situation, then tune in tonight! Life happens and when it does you need to know how to stay focused with the plan you are given and not let the situation rob you of your goals and dreams. Join me tonight as we talk about Living "Faith Strong" through your Circumstances. 8:00pm tonight on Healing & Hope for the Heart with Phyllis.
I apologize to everyone this morning, as I was having serious technical difficulties getting the show going. So, once I managed to fix things, I started a new broadcast, and what an hour it was.
Tommy Bird is one of the finest story tellers I've had the pleasure to speak with, and he has promised to return again to tell us more. He shares his life from a wee boy through today working with these sled dogs we so love, stories from the trap line, his races and a few tips on how he manages his team, and why they are so very exceptional.