BY MEMBERS OF PENN STATE’S COUNSELOR EDUCATION GRIEF AND LOSS CLASS January 26, 2018 08:39 AM The following are reflections from a counselor education grief and loss class at Penn State on why grief is important. Fifteen students contributed to the list. ▪ Grief is a universal experience that we all […]

Why is Grief Important?

BY JENNIFER STUBBS DECEMBER 21, 2017 10:06 AM If you listen closely, there are moments of silence that will touch deep within your soul. But, I haven’t always been able to truly hear those moments. For me, the turning point was four years ago: The doctor makes an awkward face […]

Hearing the Moments of Silence

BY JACKI HUNT The power of storytelling entered my life when National Public Radio introduced Story Corps in 2003. The stories of everyday people unfolding through interviews by a friend or relative became an important part of my week. The power of those interviews was magnified thousands of times by […]

Storytelling Has the Power to Heal