When we say alternative, we don't just mean some off the wall ideas. We mean everything, all possible alternatives from therapy to group support, from healing arts to Reiki, medicines to herbs and more.
Journaling During Grief
It is my firm belief that
everyone needs an outlet
for expressing emotions
during grief -- and that
outlet has to be available
to people *over time* --
loooooong periods of time...
Four Seasons Oasis
Amazing resource spot in downtown Seattle where one can "rest in one's grief"!! Bookstore, bodywork, therapy...
Letter to Rachel's Parents
Words of wisdom from Guru Ram Dass.
Jizo Remembrance Ceremonies
Great Vow Monastery in Portland offers several Jizo Rememberance Ceremonies throughout the year, free to any bereaved parent.
Wonderful article by Carolyn Segermark about her experiences with horticultural therapy!
Art & Poetry Therapy
An overview & links about alternative therapies for use during grief and healing.
An overview & links to learn more about Reiki as a tool for the grief journey.
Memorial Henna Designs
A look at rituals for memorial henna designs from HennaHealing.com
Life Coaching After Loss
An artice from Akili Worthy, a bereaved parent herself as well as a Life Coach.