All posts by Eleanor Haley

21

Nov'17

Grief at Thanksgiving: Gratitude with a grain of salt

I’ll go ahead an 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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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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03

Oct'17

After 12 Years my Mother is Still Everywhere

My mother died twelve years ago on October 23rd and though my actual memories of the days and weeks that …

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19

Sep'17

Feelings of Fear and Vulnerability in Grief

This past Saturday I stayed up late, by myself, watching a scary movie. I know there are brave people in …

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05

Sep'17

Keeping Negative Emotions in Check

  These are negative emotions. All human beings are familiar with these creatures, but as someone who is grieving, I’ll bet …

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15

Aug'17

Grief or Greed? When Families Fight Over Material Possessions

The death of a loved one can have a major impact on family unity. Each individual family member must reconcile …

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02

Aug'17

Congratulate yourself, you’re coping with grief

Congratulations! No seriously, congratulations. You are doing it.  You are surviving.  You are breathing in and out and you are …

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11

Jul'17

Losing Relationships: I hate it

Last night as I was falling asleep I had a memory of being in my grandmother’s living room. ‘Memory’ may actually …

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20

Jun'17

Grief Metaphors, Analogies, and Similes

Last month we asked our readers to share their grief metaphors, analogies, and similes. I had made the observation that …

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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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25

May'17

Grief is like…

Grief is not an illness – physical or psychological – but sometimes it feels like one. Its onset causes an overwhelming …

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