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06

Sep'16

Conceptualizing Progress in Grief

We often use the simile that grief is like a journey and while grief is a little bit like a journey, it’s …

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01

Sep'16

Creating Grief Support Spaces

You know, life is hard. Well…I know you know life is hard…but let me say it anyways. Life is hard …

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29

Aug'16

10 Helpful Tips for Talking with Children about the Drug-Related Death of a Loved One

Talking to kids about death can feel tricky and overwhelming.  Talking to them about a stigmatized and confusing death, like …

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24

Aug'16

Eight Times Grief Made Me Feel Ugly, Mean, or Crazy

Society has created this narrative that idealizes the idea of grieving with grace.  You have probably seen it in the …

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16

Aug'16

Problem Solving Grief

Grief isn’t a problem that can be solved. I want to make sure we’re all clear on this before proceeding. …

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09

Aug'16

Celebrities Speaking Up About Grief: Volume 14

Okay, I am officially the worst at keeping up with this series.  I looked back to see when the last …

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02

Aug'16

The Unique Loneliness of Grief

Most people don’t think in depth about the idea of loneliness. Loneliness is one of those concepts we assume we …

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26

Jul'16

Seeking Order In The Aftermath Of Loss

Eleanor wrote a pretty great post on shattered assumptions about the world after a death, and she described the following …

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19

Jul'16

More Than Just a Teapot: The items that connect past and present

The acorn necklace my sister, Jessie, gave me the Christmas after my mom died is in this twisted, tangled mess …

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14

Jul'16

Grief is Love

What is grief in relation to love? Quite often I think they’re the same thing. When people think of love …

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12

Jul'16

The Moments that Matter: Looking at life in hindsight

I didn’t have a meaningful moment with my mother before she died. Well, that’s not true, my life with her was filled …

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06

Jul'16

Grief and Regrief (aka growing up with a grief monster)

So there‘s this thing called grief.  You’ve probably heard of it.  You probably wish you hadn’t heard of it.  There …

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