All posts by Eleanor Haley

29

Dec'16

We Remember in 2016: Reader Remembrance Gallery

Litsa and I thought about writing an obligatory New Years post.  Maybe ‘Top ten posts to motivate you in 2017‘ or ‘WYG’s most popular …

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24

Dec'16

Just Hold On…When Grieving at the Holidays

We want to take a minute (really, this will only take a minute) to remind you to hold on. Hold …

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29

Nov'16

8 Suggestions for Coping With Grief

Suggestion #1: Recognize that no set of steps, tasks, stages, or method could ever tell you how to get over, …

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07

Nov'16

How to Support a Grieving Family Member or Friend: 6 Principles

It’s common to feel anxious and intimidated in the “grief support” role. This is one of the reasons why otherwise …

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18

Oct'16

Talking to Kids About Death and Grief: 10 Comprehensive Tips

If you came here looking for a script for talking to your child about death and grief, I’m sorry, we …

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27

Sep'16

The Uninvited Guest: Making Room for Grief

“Together we will cry and face fear and grief. I will want to take away your pain, but instead I …

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13

Sep'16

Anxiety in Grief

Think of something that scares you. Perhaps it’s the thought of giving a speech in front of a crowd, taking …

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06

Sep'16

Conceptualizing Progress in Grief

We often use the simile that grief is like a journey and while grief is a little bit like a journey, it’s …

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01

Sep'16

Creating Grief Support Spaces

You know, life is hard. Well…I know you know life is hard…but let me say it anyways. Life is hard …

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16

Aug'16

Problem Solving Grief

Grief isn’t a problem that can be solved. I want to make sure we’re all clear on this before proceeding. …

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02

Aug'16

The Unique Loneliness of Grief

Most people don’t think in-depth about the idea of loneliness. Loneliness is one of those concepts we assume we know. …

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19

Jul'16

More Than Just a Teapot: The items that connect past and present

The acorn necklace my sister, Jessie, gave me the Christmas after my mom died is in this twisted, tangled mess …

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