Western Reserve CareLink

Social Distancing and Grief

​During this time of social distancing, we are grieving the loss of our normal life.  From playdates, to school and work, religious services and yoga classes, our routine has been disrupted. Grief reactions such as fear, anxiety and sadness may be overwhelming.
Learn More

March 18 2020

Categories: Grief and Loss About Grief Diane Snyder-Cowan 

Building a Trauma Informed Organization

Default blog teaser image

​Individual trauma results from an event, series of events or set of circumstances experienced by an individual as physically or emotionally harmful or life threatening that has lasting adverse effects on functioning and mental, physical, social, emotional, or spiritual wellbeing. (1)
Learn More

September 19 2019

Categories: News and Community Medical and Clinical Diane Snyder-Cowan 

Navigating Your Grief This Summer

As we know, grief can be intense year-round. But often in summer, grieving families find it hard to manage their sadness while everyone else is out enjoying the warm weather and having fun. Many bereaved simply don’t feel like celebrating or participating in activities they used to enjoy without their deceased loved one.  

Learn More

May 21 2019

Categories: Grief and Loss About Grief Diane Snyder-Cowan 

How Jewelry Can Play a Role in Grief

​Spring is right around the corner. Soon we will see signs of new growth with snow drops, crocus, daffodils and tulips. I look forward to this spring with mixed emotion. This will be my first spring since my mom died.

I was given a birdbath and 30 tulip bulbs after her death. I built and planted a small memory garden before the first frost. Now, I look forward to spring to see these flowers dancing in the wind.   
Learn More

February 25 2019

Categories: Grief and Loss About Grief Diane Snyder-Cowan 

Pregnancy Loss

​As soon as couples find out they’re pregnant, a relationship forms with the unborn child. Pregnant moms are drawn to the windows of maternity shops. Prospective parents pick up little footballs, tiaras and tea sets. Outfits and car seats are carefully selected for the ride home from the hospital. But, all those loving conversations between partners can come to an abrupt halt.

Learn More

August 29 2017

Categories: Grief and Loss About Grief Diane Snyder-Cowan 

|< < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10... > >|