Articles by Gloria Horsley

When Grief Upends Your Holidays

Everyone has favorite memories of holidays past: Uncle Larry’s “toast of gratitude,” Grandpa carving the turkey, little Anna’s rendition of “Silent Night.” These moments sparkle in our memory banks and make us look forward to the next November or December,…

What To Do With Grief During the Holidays

The holidays can be one of the most difficult times of the year when you are grieving the loss of a loved one. It’s typically a time to celebrate and spend with family. However, when one of your loved ones…

Gaining and Losing

It is hard to believe that it has been thirty years since a single phone call changed my life forever, informing me that my 17-year-old-son, Scott, had been killed in an automobile accident. With those words, my “normal life” as a…

Grief and Groups: Eight Curative Factors

During my over 30 years as a therapist and counselor, I have often been asked by clients and friends, “What do you think is best, a bereavement group or individual therapy?” Those who decide to go with a group then…

Getting the Love Back in Your Life

Every year I like to take a survey of where I stand on my love meter. Am I on the high or the low side this year? How is my relationship with my husband, Phil? With my daughters and their…

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