Understanding Grief

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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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11

Mar'17

Warning: Grief Side-Effects May Include Building Emotional Walls

We’ve been a little quiet on WYG this week, but hopefully you have been keeping up over on photogrief, where …

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Mar'17

When Grief Gets Physical: dealing with physical grief symptoms

There is simply no way to anticipate what grief feels like.  It is one of those experiences that you can …

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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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Jan'17

Understanding The Two-Track Model of Bereavement

Today we want to fill you in on the Two-Track Model of Bereavement.  Why, you ask?  Because we love talking …

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Dec'16

Thinking About Thinking (and grief): Volume II

A while back I wrote a post about how your brain can’t always be trusted.  Sadly your brain can process …

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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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12

Oct'16

Thinking About Thinking (and Grief)

We have talked many a time here about how grief can make you feel a bit like you’re losing it. …

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Sep'16

The Uninvited Guest: Making Room for Grief

“Together we will cry and face fear and grief. I will want to take away your pain, but instead I …

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Sep'16

Anxiety in Grief

Think of something that scares you. Perhaps it’s the thought of giving a speech in front of a crowd, taking …

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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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