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Expressing Sympathy to the Grieving

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Why is it so awkward for us to express sympathy to someone who is bereaved?

What are some things we ought not to say to the grieving?

What are some basic differences in mourning across Eastern and Western cultures?

What are some things we can do and say to offer sympathy to the grieving?

Uma Girish is passionate about helping women find the meaning and purpose in their loss, whether it be a loved one, a marriage or a dream they lost. As a dream coach, author, speaker and hospice volunteer, Uma helps her clients find the right answers by asking the right questions. She writes a blog “The Grammar of Grief” and also does a weekly radio show at 7 PM CST by the name on Blog Talk Radio. To find out more about Uma, visit ( and to listen to her show visit

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