All posts by Eleanor Haley

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May'18

What it Means to ‘Change Your Relationship With Grief’

There are things that you get over in life. For example a cold, your first breakup, or an argument with …

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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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10

Apr'18

What’s Your Memory? Remembering Everyday Moments

What are your memories of your loved one like? I suppose that’s a personal question, you don’t have to answer …

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08

Mar'18

When Feeling Okay Feels Wrong

I look at grief as more of a frienemy than anything else. To be honest, it’s been this way since …

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22

Feb'18

What is ‘Found Family’?

This morning we held a workshop on coping with loss. I know, it’s a very broad topic, but we planned …

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14

Feb'18

A Grief Concept You Should Care About: Continuing Bonds

I’ve always thought of continuing bonds as an ‘a-ha’ grief concept. As in…  “A-ha! That makes so much sense.” “A-ha! …

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17

Jan'18

Grief Support Gone Wrong: When You’re Beyond Second Chances

Nothing puts a person’s support system to the test quite like a crisis. When the clouds of hardship dull the …

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12

Jan'18

When Grief Goes From Just Plain Miserable to Problematic

Addressing the question of what’s “normal” or “expected” in grief is part and parcel of working in the field of grief and bereavement. Nevertheless, …

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04

Jan'18

The more we learn about grief, the less we know

Dear Readers, Some of you may have noticed, most of you probably didn’t, that we skipped our annual anniversary/state-of-the-blog/thanks-for-your-support/request-for-donations post …

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12

Dec'17

Nighttime Rumination in Grief

Some nights feel like an abyss.  It starts small, with a thought or a memory or a worry that cracks …

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21

Nov'17

Grief at Thanksgiving: Gratitude with a grain of salt

I’ll go ahead and acknowledge the giant turkey in the room, Thanksgiving can be the pits for people who are …

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02

Nov'17

Everyone Needs a Prayer

Those of you who follow WYG know that for the last few weeks we have been publishing guest posts from …

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