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02

Aug'18

Healing Through Photography: Photos from our grief-friends

If you’ve followed WYG for even a little while, you probably know that photography is a passion of ours.  We …

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04

May'18

Exploring Grief Through Photography [Webinar Recording]

This is a webinar recording. You will receive instructions for accessing the recording in your confirmation email. See session details below

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05

Jul'17

Exploring Grief Through Photography Self-Guided E-Course

Welcome to Exploring Grief Through Photography Below you will find information about this e-course including who it’s for, how it …

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20

Nov'16

Exploring Grief Through Photography Self-Guided E-Course

How to explore, express, and communicate your emotions and experiences using photography; Ideas and inspiration for photographing grief; Photography tools and tips. See additional details below.

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05

Mar'14

Exploring Grief Through Photography: Photographing Emotion and Mood

When dealing with grief you should use every tool in your toolbox.  You probably already rely on your tools of …

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07

Jun'13

Photography How To: Photographing Symbols

If you follow ‘What’s Your Grief’ you know we think artistic expression is a great way to deal with grief.  We specifically …

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15

Feb'13

Coping with Death: Grief and Photography

There are times when we want to express and explore our emotions and experiences, but for one reason or another we …

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12

Mar'20

Taking Care of Your Mental Health During Coronavirus

Our thoughts go out to the many family members who have already lost loved ones to the coronavirus. Even if …

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02

Mar'20

Using Art to Cope with Grief

You know that we spend a lot amount of time musing about ‘coping’ with grief. Add creativity, art, and photography …

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28

Feb'20

4 Ways to Get In Touch With Your Grief

A few weeks ago, we published a post about absent grief, i.e., feeling like you’re not grieving as much as …

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20

Feb'20

26 More Quotes about Grief for All You Quote Lovers

I say “some more” because we also have quotes about grief and loss here and a few more here. Why you might …

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01

Jul'19

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 …

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23

Jan'19

Subscription to WYG Webinar Series

Automatic registration for all ten monthly webinars, including their live events and recordings post-event

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01

Jun'18

The Summer of PERMA: a wyg coping challenge

WELCOME TO THE SUMMER OF PERMA!!!! Are you ready? Are you excited? Hmm . . . I’m guessing no.  I’m …

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18

Apr'18

I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Coping with Grief Without Saying a Word

I may be betraying my trade as a mental health professional to admit that, personally, I’m not much for counseling …

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29

Mar'18

Thanks For The Offer, But I Don’t Know What I Need!

We’ve all heard it before, from the well-meaning, tilted-head friends at the funeral and in the weeks to follow: “Let …

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17

Oct'17

Photographing Grief: Photos and reflections from friends of WYG

As some of you know, throughout this month we will be sharing content submitted by guest contributors.  We have a …

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02

Oct'17

SEWGN Grief Education Conference Notes Page

Thanks for attending our presentation at the Southeast Wisconsin Grief Network’s Annual Grief Education Conference. Below you will find both …

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02

Oct'17

Hopebox Notes Page

Below is the presentation from the conference.  Click on the title and it will open in a new window.  Use …

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06

Jun'17

A Balanced Approach to Coping With Life After Loss

When coping with grief, it’s logical to prioritize managing the distressing thoughts and emotions that have become a part of …

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11

May'17

The Link Between Hardship and Creative Expression

  Although Litsa and I are different in many ways, one thing we’ve always had in common is a love …

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26

Apr'17

Hey there grief-brain, I’m ignoring you today.

I am in a massive writing rut.  Wait, let me restate that.  I am in a massive rut that has …

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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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03

Mar'17

February Feelings: In Photographs On Photogrief

If you are a WYG regular you probably know about PhotoGrief. But in case you aren’t a regular or you …

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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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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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28

Jun'16

5 Reasons Why it Can Be Hard to Cope With Loss

A few months ago we received an email asking us to explain the difference between “grieving” and “coping”.  Although these …

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24

May'16

Grief Landscapes

Something VERY exciting happened yesterday.  VERY exciting.  Okay, maybe not exciting for everyone, but exciting for us.   Yesterday was …

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09

Feb'16

The Reality of Growth and Grief: where the hell is my rainbow?

If you regularly read WYG you might have noticed that Eleanor and I can be a wee bit pessimistic from time to …

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24

Sep'15

State of What’s Your Grief: Updates and Announcements

Approximately once a year, Litsa and I take a break from grief support in order to give a little ‘State of …

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20

Aug'15

In Defense of the Grief Selfie

Once upon a time, many moons ago, Eleanor wrote an amazing post about self-portraits.  In that post, in case you …

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13

Aug'15

Grief and Creative Block: getting your groove back

Grief and creative expression, for me (and Eleanor and I am sure many of you) are deeply intertwined.  When my …

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09

Jul'15

PhotoGrief: A New Resource for Coping With Grief

According to Merriam-Webster the definition of ‘cope’, as we use it at What’s Your Grief is … Cope verb a. …

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01

Jul'15

Grief Art Journaling for the Artistically Challenged

Those of you who follow WYG may have noticed a pretty glaring oversight during the month of June.  Father’s Day …

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14

Apr'15

The State of Good Grief Support: Impressions from the ADEC annual conference

This past week, in a Grand Hyatt a quarter of a mile from San Antonio’s River Walk, hundreds of professionals …

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18

Aug'14

Reconnecting With Your Passions: Getting over the Meh’s

Have you ever fallen in love with a thing? Not a person or a place, but a thing? Well maybe …

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20

Jul'14

Online Memorials in the Modern Age: An interview with Mandy Benoualid

Today we’d like to welcome honorary WYG girl, Mandy Benoualid, to the blog.  Mandy is the founder and Executive Creative …

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15

Jul'14

64 Things We Learned at the Compassionate Friends National Conference

1. It takes approximately 12 hours to drive from Baltimore, MD to Rosemont, Il. 2. A 12-hour road trip without …

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02

Jul'14

A Grateful State of Affairs

Wow, it’s been a crazy couple of weeks. I know it’s hard to believe because posting on WYG has been …

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03

Jun'14

Making Grief Friends

Prefer to listen to your grief support?  Check out our podcast: All About Grief Friends —————————————————————————– 64 Things I Wish …

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11

Apr'14

The Media Overload Detox Diet

Let’s be honest, turning on the news these days is kind of a bummer.  From missing planes, to mudslides, to …

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12

Mar'14

What’s Your Grief Style? (aka coping for your kind of crazy)

We talk a lot here at WYG about different grief theories.  We do our best to break them down in a …

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24

Feb'14

64 Self-Care Ideas for People Who Are Grieving

Self-care is a lot like flossing, you know you should do it regularly, but most people don’t. Why?  Probably because …

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20

Jan'14

Turning Down the Nachos (aka Managing Grief and Comfort Eating)

When we think about grief we often think of the tears, the anger, and the guilt.  We talk about the …

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17

Jan'14

Friday Favorites: Grief Articles from the Week of January 17, 2014

Well hello there! Are you ready for our Friday Favorites? We have quite a few grief articles to share today …

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06

Jan'14

Dear Photograph: Old memories in a new time

This post is inspired by ‘Dear Photograph’, “where people take pictures of pictures, from the past, in the present”; where …

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30

Dec'13

64 New Years Resolutions for Grievers

Like many, I have a love/hate relationship with New Year’s resolutions.  On the one hand, they can be a great kick …

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13

Nov'13

Art Inspired by Grief: Photo Essay Edition

You know, just once I’d like to do something meaningful in life and not have it tie back to my …

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11

Oct'13

Friday Favorites: October 11, 2013

Welcome to Friday.  Fall is finally upon us here in Baltimore.  Just last week it was swelteringly hot, but now …

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30

Sep'13

Grieving Before A Death: Understanding Anticipatory Grief

I spent a lot of time with my grandmother when I was growing up.  When I was young, before I …

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28

Aug'13

Before the Five Stages were the FOUR Stages of Grief

As you may or may not be aware, we’ve been covering some grief theory stuff around here for the past …

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16

Aug'13

The Grief of an Overdose Death: Part 2

Prefer to listen to your grief support?  Listen to our ‘ Surviving the Grief of an Overdose Death’ podcast above. ———————————————————————————————————————————– …

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02

Aug'13

Deathbed Tweeting Makes Me Uncomfortable, And That’s Okay

So Monday Eleanor sends me this text: Did you hear about this guy tweeting from his mother’s death bed? I …

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31

Jul'13

Getting Our Instagram On

Newsflash: We love photography. We are strong believers in art’s capacity to connect, heal, and communicate; and we feel photography …

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Jul'13

24

Jul'13

The Side Effects of Exploring Grief

I’m pretty sure when a doctor prescribes medication to a patient they’re supposed to discuss the potential side effects with …

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22

Jul'13

Secondary Loss — one loss isn’t enough??!!

When we experience death the grief associated with the loss itself is excruciating.  There are the obvious things we “expect” …

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21

Jul'13

Weekend Edition: July 21, 2013

You know the drill.  Sunday.  Weekend Edition.  Stuff we saw, loved, and hope you love too. A Friendship Seat Memorial …

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08

Jul'13

Disen-whaaaat?? Understanding Disenfranchised Grief

Disenfranchised grief: you may have heard this term thrown around and wondered what it is all about. Disenfranchised grief is …

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22

Jun'13

Weekend Edition: June 23rd

Welcome to the ‘Weekend Edition’, I’m so glad your here.  Read on as I distill all the interesting and vaguely …

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09

Jun'13

Weekend Edition: June 9, 2013

Every Sunday we highlight a few of the interesting things we’ve seen over the past week on the World Wide Web.  …

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02

Jun'13

Weekend Edition: June 2, 2013

You know what Sunday means — WYGs links to grief stuff we love around the web.  This week highlighting posts …

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22

May'13

Missing Moments & Letter Writing: A Journal Exercise.

I still feel a small tinge of excitement when the mail comes.  It’s a fleeting feeling, one left over from …

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22

Apr'13

The Media Overload Detox Diet

This has been a devastating week for our country.  Between the deaths and injuries in Boston and Texas, we are reminded again …

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19

Apr'13

Your Wedding Day after a Loss

In case regular days aren’t tough enough, big life events can be especially painful reminders of people we have lost.  …

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Apr'13

Weekend Edition: April 14th

Extra, extra!  Read all about it.  It’s time for us to distill the hours we’ve spent on the internet reading …

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05

Apr'13

Grief and Pinterest

Pop Quiz!  What are some tools for exploring grief?  Go. Therapy?  Of course.  Support groups?  Yup.  Journaling?  For sure.  Art?  Definitely.  …

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01

Apr'13

Photographing Inspiration: Murals and Graffiti

When we talk here at WYG about using photography as a tool for coping with loss I know there may be some …

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31

Mar'13

Weekend Edition: March 31, 2013

It’s Sunday! Time for WYG’s Weekend Edition, where we share great grief stuff from around the web. Nancy Berns on the Space …

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Mar'13

Weekend Edition: March 24, 2013

It’s Sunday! Time for our Weekend Edition, where we share some highlights from around the web on grief, loss, or …

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Mar'13

Weekend Edition: March 17, 2013

It is Sunday – time for our weekly review of cool, interesting, or useful grief stuff found around the web that …

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05

Mar'13

Self-Portraits: Expressing Emotion Through Art

I don’t particularly enjoy talking about my feelings, not unless there’s a punch line involved. I am happy to express …

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25

Feb'13

Self-Care for the Rest of Us

Self-Care is a phrase thrown around quite a bit in the mental health field. As in, self-care is important for …

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24

Feb'13

Weekend Edition: February 24, 2013

Time for our weekly round up of interesting grief-related posts and articles about grief that we stumbled on this week.  Enjoy! …

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Feb'13

Weekend Edition: February 17, 2013

It is that time again . . . Here are some grief articles and other posts that we stumbled on this …

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25

Jan'13

Memorials Large and Small: Real People Remembering Loved Ones

We have been talking this week about holding on to memories.  Though the pain of loss seems impossible, people somehow …

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23

Jan'13

Grief Tug of War: Holding on to Memories as Long as We Can

I am kind of a preservationist.  And by ‘kind of’ I mean only in my imagination.  You see, I am …

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30

Dec'12

8 New Year’s Resolutions for Grievers

If you’re considering making a New Year’s resolution this year, there are quite a few you can choose that will …

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