Master Loss Checklist


Many professionals and experts in mental health agree that unresolved loss and grief create the biggest barriers to experiencing joy and peace in our lives now. After studying the subject of codependency for over 30 years, I’ve concluded grief comprises and contributes many dysfunctional behaviors we attribute to codependency. While this list is long, it can trigger awareness of all…

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Important Holiday Notice


Holidays can be dicey for people going through grief. While everyone else is eating, moaning, grumbling about required family appearances, or watching football, some people are in their own world — remembering when someone they love was there — skin on, for everyone to see and hear. But this year, the person’s absence is profoundly noticeable. Other holidays go better….

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book-coverAbout the club

In this Grief Club Forum, ask questions, make comments, take part in conversations, tell your story (over and over if you need to – obsession is a necessary stage of grief and is allowed here). We invite friends of people in grief to take part in everything we offer.

Read the articles for grieving people and articles with information that specifically applies to you, such as what not to say and how to be a supportive friend.

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Feeling Trapped?


  “Remember the old Chinese handcuffs thing,” a friend reminds me when I get stuck doing the same thing over and over, even though whatever I’m doing doesn’t work. A Chinese handcuff is a toy, a small bamboo tube, about four inches long. You stick an index finger in each end. Then when you pull, you’re trapped. The harder…

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Solve the Word Search Puzzles by finding and circling all words on the list. The leftover letters in the puzzle form a Mystery Sentence — a message from a Melody Beattie book.

Enjoy — whether you play for fun or a distraction.

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DAILY MEDITATIONS


If life had only happened the way I thought it would, I’d still be a drug-using junkie or dead. Gratitude Focus: Thank God there’s so much more to life than we think there is. From the book: 52 Weeks of Conscious Contact The post An Open Mind – Day 6 appeared first on Melody Beattie.

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