Expert Advice

Knowing that millions of people use CaringBridge, and its use can have profound impacts on healing, experts on the topic of healing share insights and wisdom.

How Practicing Gratitude Can Help You Heal

Swept away like breadcrumbs in the moment, I decided to gather up the bits and pieces of my life to see if the trail ended in gratitude. Constantly asking my kids to put a little “gr” in f...

In Tough Times, Take Charge of Your Own Story

With COVID-19 running rampant and social distancing the expectation, these are unsettling and unprecedented times. Quite suddenly, everything is different. My typically frenetic home life is quiet. No...

A Framework for Healing: Believe, Belong, Be

To honor hundreds of thousands of patients and family caregivers who use CaringBridge every day, we have been working with a National Geographic photographer and filmmaker to capture stories of hope a...

Reflections on How We Heal

Throughout the course of my nursing career that spans many decades, I have had the privilege of being with people during both joyous and vulnerable times in their lives. I have been with people who ha...

Why is There So Little Science on Healing?

We have always known, instinctively, that something powerful shines through the love, hope and compassion that are the essence of CaringBridge. But about the only science available to back-up what we ...

Storytelling: One Approach to Healing

While life is, indeed, full of events we do not expect and cannot control, we play an active role in determining how our life stories unfold, by the moments we choose to focus on and remember, and how...

The Difference Between Health vs. Healing

People plunged into a serious health crisis typically can’t pause to take a deep breath, never mind take a step back to reflect. So to help look at all the ways in which people heal, more in the aft...