The goal of BodyAwareGrieving.com is to help people who are going through tough life changes stay safe and well while in transition.
What makes the end of this year special for you? Are you craving contact with your friends and family, or meditative solitude? One of our favorite guest bloggers, Kelleye Robinson writes about her yearnings. (Click here for article)
In this audio podcast Margo Rose compares how differently cultures around the world deal with grief and mourning. It can be very healing to learn about a variety of attitudes and rituals. Check out these videos from Mexico, Africa, Europe and the Middle East to see where you find inspiration and comfort. Continue reading and viewing here.
Here at Body Aware Grieving we are always curious about customs from around the world that help people heal. This traditional song: The Parting Glass has been popular in both Irish and Scottish cultures. A sweet song of farewell, used when friends part ways after a visit, also during funerals and memorials. Hope you like it!
Here is a video of Margo Rose as the featured speaker at an event in the San Francisco Bay area discussing what it means to use Body Aware Grieving techniques during times of grief. Related Articles The Wellness 100 Rating System Injury Reduction Tips: Easy Ways to Stay Safe
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