All posts by Eleanor Haley

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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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

We’ve written in the past about the ‘grief lens‘ and how it can impact one’s overall outlook on themselves, others, …

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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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