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Sofia Yanovski
B: 1939-09-10
D: 2017-03-25
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Yanovski, Sofia
Christian Kant
B: 1944-02-20
D: 2017-03-24
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Kant, Christian
Rita Ann Irwin
B: 1934-08-13
D: 2017-03-24
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Irwin, Rita Ann
Lucy Parissi
B: 1924-01-08
D: 2017-03-23
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Parissi, Lucy
Dimitre Koumanov
B: 1934-02-24
D: 2017-03-23
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Koumanov, Dimitre
Ki Young Kim 김 기 영 요한
B: 1961-03-30
D: 2017-03-22
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Kim 김 기 영 요한, Ki Young
Don Antonopoulos
B: 1929-01-27
D: 2017-03-20
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Antonopoulos, Don
Veronica Fearon
B: 1925-07-21
D: 2017-03-20
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Fearon, Veronica
Illes Szucs
B: 1932-08-14
D: 2017-03-20
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Szucs, Illes
Aydn Ashkavand
B: 1980-09-02
D: 2017-03-20
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Ashkavand, Aydn
Manoil Kargov
B: 1929-01-03
D: 2017-03-16
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Kargov, Manoil
Ronald Robert Cashin
B: 1962-12-12
D: 2017-03-15
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Cashin, Ronald Robert
Shu Ting 劉樹庭先生 Lau
B: 1932-06-21
D: 2017-03-12
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Lau, Shu Ting 劉樹庭先生
Anja Kammonen
B: 1938-02-10
D: 2017-03-11
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Kammonen, Anja
Milan Jakovcev
B: 1931-04-03
D: 2017-03-11
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Jakovcev, Milan
Panayiota Yannacacos
B: 1920-10-10
D: 2017-03-09
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Yannacacos, Panayiota
Patrick Francis Mulrooney
B: 1941-02-23
D: 2017-03-08
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Mulrooney, Patrick Francis
Theodore Miliotis
B: 1933-04-08
D: 2017-03-06
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Miliotis, Theodore
Kim Luu 杜劉金有夫人
B: 1924-07-01
D: 2017-03-05
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Luu 杜劉金有夫人, Kim
Levena "Daphne" Kotslis
B: 1925-05-04
D: 2017-03-04
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Kotslis, Levena "Daphne"
Joe Nucifora
B: 1970-08-01
D: 2017-03-04
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Nucifora, Joe

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The 1969 publication of what was to become a landmark book, On Death and Dying, written by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross changed the way we looked at grief. She described five stage of grieving: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance–stages which became the foundation of our understanding of the experience of grief for decades.

But later research has shown that we cope with grief not in linear or cyclical stages, but in a back-and-forth process which moves between the experience of sadness, anger, yearning, or crying; and the experience of feeling joy or contentment. This is almost a “safety valve”, giving the bereaved a period of rest in dealing with their grief.

Grief is, you see, work. And it seems the body intuitively knows that such hard work requires periods of rest.  This natural back-and-forth process helps us to achieve the four essential tasks in grieving:

1. To accept the reality of the loss

2. To work through to the pain of grief

3. To adjust to an environment in which the deceased is missing

4. To emotionally relocate the deceased and move on with life

But what if you get stuck? Perhaps you can’t accept this new reality; or maybe working through the pain of grief is wearing you down. That’s when a qualified grief counsellor can help.

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