All posts by Eleanor Haley

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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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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26

Jul'18

Help Keep What’s Your Grief Going

Litsa and I realized yesterday afternoon that, we haven’t been receiving about ½ of the email that’s been sent to …

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17

Jul'18

Cry It Out With WYG’s Ultimate Grief Playlist

When my first serious boyfriend broke up with me the summer after I graduated high school, I was thoroughly and completely …

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21

Jun'18

Good Grief Support Isn’t Just a One Time Thing

Let’s have a conversation about grief support.  Actually, scratch that, let’s not have a – as in singular – conversation …

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25

May'18

The Need for Self-Compassion in Grief

Imagine you’re talking to a close friend who is grieving and she tells you she’s frustrated because she doesn’t think …

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09

May'18

I Am Still Your Daughter…You are Still my Mother

I am still your daughter and, though I often feel motherless, you are still my mother. Our here-on-earth connection has …

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