Just when you think you have things under control and you feel like your grief is behind you, an unexpected wave of grief can come crashing in. Understanding triggers and knowing that they will cause those feelings to resurface at times can help you learn how to cope effectively with those unexpected waves of grief not only in yourself, but in your children and other loved ones as well.
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The way we react to adversity can be a major factor in how happy and successful we can be in life. Joseph B Wirthlin shares four ways to help cope with difficult periods of life.
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