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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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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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21

Dec'17

Four Easy, Last-Minute Ideas For Memorializing Loved Ones This Holiday

If you’re like me, you can’t believe the holidays are here.  Between the hustle and bustle of the holiday season …

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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 an acknowledge the giant turkey in the room, Thanksgiving can be the pits for people who are …

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14

Nov'17

Hey Old Friend: reconnecting with people who matter

For a while now I have been thinking about the way people come in and out of our lives.  This …

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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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10

Oct'17

Tell Two Jokes and Call me in the Morning: How Humor Helped my Family Grieve

We are working on some projects over here at the WYG headquarters (otherwise known as ‘whatever coffee shop we wandered …

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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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14

Sep'17

When Death Moves In: grief after a death in the home

Before we get started, I just want to give a quick heads up about the content of this post. We’re …

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