About Jan McDaniel
Jan McDaniel is a writer from the Southeastern United States. A former newspaper reporter and college English instructor, she writes a blog column ("This New Life") for the Alliance of Hope for suicide loss survivors and serves as an AOH forum moderator and Steward Group Leader. On her website, she writes about her journey through traumatic grief after the suicide of her husband of over thirty years and how she found survival, connection and hope: www.wayforhope.weebly.com.
Articles by Jan McDaniel:
Surviving Your Family by Setting Boundaries
You Can Find Peace in Difficult Times
Tame Your Guilt Monster with These Coping Strategies
Helping Your Children Cope with Societal Trauma
Five Things You May Not Realize Can Affect Your Mental Health
15 Reasons for Hope
The Unseen Trauma of COVID-19
What a Pandemic Does to Grief
COVID-19: Keys to Long-term Recovery
Chunking Can Prevent COVID-19 Trauma
Signs and Symptoms that Could Stop Suicide
5 Ways to Help Your Child Who Self-Injures
Easing the Fears of Children
An Educational Gap in Mental Health Care
Boomerang Anxiety: What Is It and How Can You Handle It?
Five Coping Skills You Need to Work Through Grief
Startling Facts About Suicide and Mental Illness
Two Ways to Help Other People Understand What You’re Going Through
Why Are We Afraid of Grief?
Emotional Care Across the Lifespan
Ten Tips for Aging with Depression
Whose Boundaries Are These, Anyway?
Preparing for a Mental Health Crisis
Eating to Heal the Mind
How to Deflect Unexpected Stress