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The 64 Hardest Lessons That Grief Taught Me

You know we love a good 64-things-about-grief list around here. We have tons of them, on so many topics, often crowdsourced from tens of thousands of WYG readers and social media followers. Sometimes we plan them and sometimes they find

64 Tips for Coping With Forgetfulness in Grief

We've said it once, and we'll say it a million times - you're not losing your mind - you're just grieving. Yes, I know, your brain feels as dull as a butter knife these days. You lose your train of

64 Grief-Words That Should Exist

Many moons ago, we wrote an article about the limited language of grief. We lamented the reality that in grief we often have thoughts, feelings, and experiences that seem to defy language. We feel isolated and alienated, and as though

64 of the Best Things Ever Said to a Griever

People ask us this question time and again: what should I say to someone who's grieving? They ask hoping there is an easy answer or checklist, but I have bad news, those things don't exist. We recently asked WYG readers

64 of the Worst Things Ever Said to a Griever

We recently asked our Facebook readers the following questions: "What is the best thing anyone has said to you in your grief?" and "What is the worst thing anyone has said to you in your grief?" As the title of this post

64 Examples of Disenfranchised Grief

Disenfranchised grief is a term that was coined by one of our favorite grief researchers, Ken Doka, about twenty years ago. He defines disenfranchised grief as, “Grief that persons experience when they incur a loss that is not or cannot be

Children’s Grief Awareness Day: 64 Six-Word Stories

Today is Children's Grief Awareness Day!  No worries if you have never heard of it, we are here to keep you in the know about this sort of thing.  If you visit the Children's Grief Awareness Day website you can get

Winter is Coming: 64 tips for grieving through the winter blues

Weather can have a real impact on mood and coping, whether you like it or not.  There are those of you who love the dark and cold and snow, I know.  I can't relate, but I know you exist.  For

64 Six Word Stories About Grief

A while back we wrote a post about the six word story, the well-known writing exercise made famous through the legend that Ernest Hemingway was once bet that he couldn't write a short story in six words.  As the story