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11

Mar'17

Warning: Grief Side-Effects May Include Building Emotional Walls

“Grief is the price we pay for love”.   ~ Queen Elizabeth Until you lose someone, you may not really “get” the …

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09

Mar'17

The Conflicting Emotions of Grief [Podcast]

Subscribe to the What’s Your Grief Podcast on iTunes or Stitcher Radio. One emotional experience that many grieving people find …

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03

Mar'17

February Feelings: In Photographs On Photogrief

If you are a WYG regular you probably know about PhotoGrief. But in case you aren’t a regular or you …

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01

Mar'17

When Grief Gets Physical: dealing with physical grief symptoms

There is simply no way to anticipate what grief feels like.  It is one of those experiences that you can …

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23

Feb'17

Using Defense Mechanisms in Grief

Defense mechanisms refer to behaviors used to protect oneself from unpleasant thoughts and emotions like guilt, anger, shame, and jealousy. Some …

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14

Feb'17

Valentine’s Day grief, in six words

We asked and you answered (as you always do!). We challenged you to share your six-word story about Valentine’s Day …

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09

Feb'17

“I should have known…”: Understanding Hindsight Bias in Grief

People have a natural tendency to sift through the ashes of tragedy in search of explanations. To quote Holocaust survivor …

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02

Feb'17

Grieving Someone You Didn’t Like (because it happens)

Let’s be honest, sometimes people die who you…well…hated. That sounds really harsh, but sometimes it’s true.  Or even if you …

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24

Jan'17

Coping with the Conflicting Emotions of Grief

How are you feeling today? Yes…you. It’s a simple question. You’re asked a version of it every day. You know …

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17

Jan'17

12 Things Harry Potter Taught Me About Grief

If you hang out here regularly you may already know that Eleanor and I are both pretty big fans of Harry Potter. …

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12

Jan'17

Understanding The Two-Track Model of Bereavement

Today we want to fill you in on the Two-Track Model of Bereavement.  Why, you ask?  Because we love talking …

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05

Jan'17

Coping with Self-Doubt in the New Year

This morning Litsa and I ran our usual Thursday morning workshop at an emergency shelter in Baltimore City.  We’ve been visiting …

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