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17

Sep'19

64 Tips for Coping With Forgetfulness in Grief

We’ve said it once, and we’ll say it a million times – you’re not losing your mind – you’re just …

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10

Sep'19

Talking to Kids About Mass Tragedies and Other Events

I’m in my late 30’s which means I grew up pre-internet, at a time when it wasn’t unheard of to …

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05

Sep'19

Facing Loss: When Hope and Grief Co-Exist

My mother died of pancreatic cancer. If you know anything about pancreatic cancer, you know that the survival statistics are …

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29

Aug'19

Times Like These, I Wish You Were Here

Times like these – when ‘I’m scared and worried – I wish you were here. When the seconds slow and …

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15

Aug'19

5 Benefits of Grief Journaling

Journaling is one of WYG’s favorite, go-to, grief coping methods for many reasons. First, it offers you a simple way …

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17

Jul'19

How To Talk To Children About Miscarriage and Stillbirth

We received a question this week about resources for talking with children about miscarriage and stillbirth. Though we have lots …

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10

Jul'19

WYG’s Definition of Grief

We’ve written extensively about grief over the years. We’ve expanded and clarified; we’ve waxed poetic; and, yes, perhaps we’ve even …

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01

Jul'19

64 Grief-Words That Should Exist

Many moons ago, we wrote an article about the limited language of grief. We lamented the reality that in grief …

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19

Jun'19

Grieving Someone You Didn’t Know (or Hardly Knew)

Loss takes many shapes. Sometimes loss takes the shape of someone we knew well. It’s tangible and detailed and reflects …

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12

Jun'19

Surviving Father’s Day Grief: When sadness meets storytelling

Perhaps because of gender stereotypes or how the people at Hallmark decided to spin it, Father’s Day has always felt …

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06

Jun'19

Mourning the Passage of Time

I’ll be a year older next week as far as my license is concerned. That’s a fancy way of saying …

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23

May'19

Self-Stigma in Grief: What is it and why does it matter?

Death, loss, and grief are experiences that impact almost every being on Earth at some point. These universal experiences touch everyone …

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