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About theshawnhennessy

Speaker, author & blogger.

6.7 Billion Reasons to Be In Grief

I started re-reading an interesting book this morning.  It is the Biblical book of Ecclesiastes.  Wedged between the Biblical books of Proverbs (A book filled with Wisdom) and the Song of Solomon (A book filled with Passion), the book of … Continue reading

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1 Rapidly Escaping Opportunity For 2010 – My Last Grief Blog For The Year

As 2010 comes to a close, I am sitting 30,000 feet above the earth taking the time to write one last blog on grief.  I felt it would be appropriate to do somewhat of an overview on the topic of … Continue reading

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As 2010 comes to a close, I am sitting 30,000 feet above the earth taking the time to write one last blog on grief.  I felt it would be appropriate to do somewhat of an overview on the topic of … Continue reading

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6 “Do’s” For An Easier Death

Death has changed throughout the years.  Well, I guess death hasn’t changed – dying today causes someone to be just as dead as it did a thousand years ago.  What would be a more accurate statement would be – human … Continue reading

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12 Survival Tips – Anticipatory Grief and Holidays

Anticipatory grief – a feeling of loss before a death or dreaded event occurs – is a hard journey.  Holidays make it even harder.  At a time when you’re supposed to feel happy and joyful, you feel sad and anxious.  … Continue reading

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5 Myths Of Grief That Lead To Unnecessary Suffering

Grief is a natural response to the loss of something valued.  Myths are falsehoods parading as gospel truths.  Combined, they lead to an excessive amount of emotional and physical pain when mourning.  If you mourn according to myth it means … Continue reading

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10 Best Things To Say To Someone In Grief

The other day I published a post entitled “10 Worst Things To Say To Someone In Grief” on http://www.shawnhennessy.com, which has already been viewed hundreds of times, so I thought it only appropriate to publish the flip-side, so I have entitled … Continue reading

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