Category Archives: Journey

Holiday Coping Tips

Originally posted on Survivors of Violent Loss:
Tips for Handling the Holidays after a Loved One has Died Don’t be surprised at the power of unexpected pangs of grief, also knows as SUGS (Sudden upsurges of Grief).  Recognize that it is…

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News you can use… October 4, 2017

Originally posted on Survivors of Violent Loss:
These news items are being posted on the heels of the worst shooting incident in our country.  This first entry is from  Marina; who is one of the Survivor Writers, in Murder Survivors…

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Violent Loss Resources Newsletter, September 1, 2016

Originally posted on Survivors of Violent Loss:
Violent Loss Resources Newsletter, September 1, 2016             Topic of the Month:  Prosecuting the Case, Continued             Question of the Month: What happened in your case?             News: National Day for Remembering Homicide…

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Violent Loss Network – May 1, 2016

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Violent Loss Newsletter, May 1, 2016 News you can use … (scroll down to see all) Contents will vary somewhat month to month. As we close out this month, our contents include: Resource…

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Obits on True-Crime Writer Ann Rule Should Tell Whole Story

Noted true-crime writer Ann Rule has died. I cannot honestly say that I am not saddened by her passing. More of a sense of relief. Even the New York Times ran an obit on her, as did the Seattle Times. … Continue reading

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Good Yule . . . (and Happy Holidaze)

Good Yule (and Happy Holidaze)  December 21, 2014 This darkest day of the year (in the northern hemisphere) reminds us that we have many brighter days to come. ♩ ♫ ♩ Good Yule . . . and may you have … Continue reading

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Handbook Helps Survivors/Co-victims of Murder

It’s so nice and gratifying to see that people are getting value from the Murder Survivor’s Handbook that Connie Saindon and the Survivor Writers worked so hard to produce. Here’s a comment from a grieving mother who currently spends her … Continue reading

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