All posts by Eleanor Haley

15

Apr'19

Remembering Loved Ones on Facebook: the latest changes

When it comes to death and grief, there is a lot Facebook has gotten wrong over the years. They haven’t …

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03

Apr'19

We Don’t Recover From Grief, and that’s Okay

After some discussion with our insightful readers, we’re adding a brief preface to this article.  We feel it’s important to …

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08

Mar'19

7 Ways to Treat Yourself With Kindness While Grieving

A while ago, we wrote an article about the need for self-compassion in grief.  At the time, we defined self-compassion …

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21

Feb'19

Becoming a Parent After the Death of a Parent

After someone you love dies, almost all “blessed events” thereafter become a mix of happy-type emotions and sad-type emotions.  In …

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30

Jan'19

How to Cope When it Seems Like Everyone Wants to Forget

I recently read a quote from grief researcher and theorist Kenneth Doka that said: “All grief becomes disenfranchised over time” …

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29

Dec'18

Mary Poppins Returns Gets Grief Right

Disney On the morning that Mary Poppins floats into the Banks’ life, it seems like everything is about to go …

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21

Dec'18

Guilt and Grief During the Holiday Season

I’ve been feeling a little distracted this holiday season.  Maybe a little stressed.  Maybe a little numb.  I’m not feeling …

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21

Nov'18

Grateful Remembrance Jar: A Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Activity

So you think you’re ready for Thanksgiving.  You’ve got your turkey, you’ve assigned side dishes to your most reliable family …

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25

Oct'18

Grief at Halloween: It’s Spooky Scary

I’m just going to say it, I don’t love Halloween. Please don’t be mad at me and TP my house or …

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29

Sep'18

Exploring the Mixed-Up Emotions of Grief: Art Activities for Kids

We humans often think we have to feel one way or another.  Either we are happy or we are sad. …

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13

Sep'18

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 …

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23

Aug'18

WYG Grief Resource Roundup [August 2018]

Well, I must say, it’s a beautiful day in Baltimore. Here on the East Coast, the temperature is cooling down, …

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