All posts by Eleanor Haley

20

Apr'17

Who’s in Charge Here? Coping with loss of control

Grief isn’t an emotional experience, it’s an entire paradigm shift.  When something bad happens that’s beyond a person’s control, like …

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18

Apr'17

We interrupt your regularly scheduled grief support

Notice anything different about What’s Your Grief?  I’ll give you a hint – we got a makeover! It’s been a while …

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23

Mar'17

The Grief Coaster: Understanding stress in grief

Stress is a given, whether it’s experienced in response to major life events or minor everyday occurrences. When life is …

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14

Mar'17

Yearning in Grief and Loss

I’m a yearner; always have been and always will be. I ache for days and moments that exist only in …

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09

Mar'17

The Conflicting Emotions of Grief [Podcast]

Subscribe to the What’s Your Grief Podcast on iTunes or Stitcher Radio. One emotional experience that many grieving people find …

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23

Feb'17

Using Defense Mechanisms in Grief

Defense mechanisms refer to behaviors used to protect oneself from unpleasant thoughts and emotions like guilt, anger, shame, and jealousy.  Some …

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09

Feb'17

“I should have known…”: Understanding Hindsight Bias in Grief

People have a natural tendency to sift through the ashes of tragedy in search of explanations. To quote Holocaust survivor …

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24

Jan'17

Coping with the Conflicting Emotions of Grief

How are you feeling today? Yes…you. It’s a simple question. You’re asked a version of it every day. You know …

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05

Jan'17

Coping with Self-Doubt in the New Year

This morning Litsa and I ran our usual Thursday morning workshop at an emergency shelter in Baltimore City.  We’ve been visiting …

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29

Dec'16

We Remember in 2016: Reader Remembrance Gallery

Litsa and I thought about writing an obligatory New Years post.  Maybe ‘Top ten posts to motivate you in 2017‘ or ‘WYG’s most popular …

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24

Dec'16

Hang in there…

We want to take a minute (really, this will only take a minute) to remind you to hang in there. …

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29

Nov'16

Eight Step Plan for Mastering Grief (and other important nuances)

William Shakespeare once said, “Well, everyone can master a grief but he that has it.” Now, this may have been …

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