Grief Archives - Robin Chodak
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Has Grief affected your Brain?

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I wish I had known more about the brain in 2005 when my husband Steve died by suicide. Maybe I wouldn’t have thought I was going crazy at the time.  Perhaps you feel that way if you lost someone you love to suicide. Thankfully, there is a tremendous amount of research on the cerebrum.  Researchers now […]

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Are you Grieving on Father’s Day?

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Father’s Day is a day celebrated in the U.S every year in the month of June.  It’s a special time for us to honor our dads.  But, sadly, not everyone is feeling filled with joy, especially those of you who have lost your father to suicide.  It’s equally difficult for father’s who have lost a […]

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What is your story?

We all have stories. Your unique story began the day you were born.  Each experience in your life from the moment you took your first breath up to this instant creates your story.  I like to think of it as watching a movie.  I always watch ones with anticipation of what will transpire at the […]

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Anxiety? Do you suffer from it? Here’s Help!

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Are you suffering from anxiety? The question is: how do you know you have anxiety? According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. It is: (1) : apprehensive uneasiness or nervousness usually over an impending or anticipated ill : a state of being anxious (2) medical  : an abnormal and overwhelming sense of apprehension and fear often marked by physical signs (such as tension, sweating, […]

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Another Shooting: Parkland, Florida

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Tragedy Again! Two weeks have passed since the Parkland School shooting in Florida. It’s hard to believe I am writing another blog about a massive shooting. The last one was about the Las Vegas shooting on October 1st 2017, only 4 months ago.  We still grieve the Columbine shooting in 1999, the Sandy Hook shooting […]

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