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Jul'18

Cry It Out With WYG’s Ultimate Grief Playlist

When my first serious boyfriend broke up with me the summer after I graduated high school, I was thoroughly and completely …

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21

Jun'18

Good Grief Support Isn’t Just a One Time Thing

Let’s have a conversation about grief support.  Actually, scratch that, let’s not have a – as in singular – conversation …

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Jun'18

The Summer of PERMA: a wyg coping challenge

WELCOME TO THE SUMMER OF PERMA!!!! Are you ready? Are you excited? Hmm . . . I’m guessing no.  I’m …

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May'18

The Need for Self-Compassion in Grief

Imagine you’re talking to a close friend who is grieving and she tells you she’s frustrated because she doesn’t think …

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09

May'18

I Am Still Your Daughter…You are Still my Mother

I am still your daughter and, though I often feel motherless, you are still my mother. Our here-on-earth connection has …

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01

May'18

What it Means to ‘Change Your Relationship With Grief’

There are things that you get over in life. For example a cold, your first breakup, or an argument with …

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18

Apr'18

I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Coping with Grief Without Saying a Word

I may be betraying my trade as a mental health professional to admit that, personally, I’m not much for counseling …

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10

Apr'18

What’s Your Memory? Remembering Everyday Moments

What are your memories of your loved one like? I suppose that’s a personal question, you don’t have to answer …

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02

Apr'18

64 Examples of Disenfranchised Grief

Disenfranchised grief is a term that was coined by one of our favorite grief researchers, Ken Doka, about twenty years …

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29

Mar'18

Thanks For The Offer, But I Don’t Know What I Need!

We’ve all heard it before, from the well-meaning, tilted-head friends at the funeral and in the weeks to follow: “Let …

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21

Mar'18

Grief and Oral History: keeping memories alive

Almost every time I delete a voicemail from someone I love I have a thought that some might consider morbid: …

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08

Mar'18

When Feeling Okay Feels Wrong

I look at grief as more of a frienemy than anything else. To be honest, it’s been this way since …

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