Coping with Grief

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Oct'13

Growth from Grief (and a Journaling Exercise)

There is a lot of pain in this world. This is a truth that’s impossible to ignore. It’s everywhere – …

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25

Sep'13

The Evolving Emotions of Grief: an art journal activity for grievers

As you know if you spend any time hanging out around here, we are huge proponents of journaling as a …

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26

Aug'13

Going Back to School After a Death: 9 Tips

As you are going through the motions of planning carpools, packing new book bags, and laying out first-day of school …

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06

Aug'13

Introverts and Grief: Exits are to the front and rear of the funeral home

You know those emergency exit announcements they make whenever you’re in a crowded place? Ladies and gentlemen, please note the …

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24

Jul'13

The Side Effects of Exploring Grief

I’m pretty sure when a doctor prescribes medication to a patient they’re supposed to discuss the potential side effects with …

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17

Jul'13

Meet My Life Coach, Ira Glass

Okay, to be fair, I am not even sure what a life coach does.  It is probably way more than Ira Glass …

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12

Jul'13

The First Wedding After a Death: My Little Sister Got Hitched

It’s not every day your littlest sister gets married…no siree. Marrying off the youngest of 6 children is a hallmark …

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28

Jun'13

Womp-womp Call to Action: Be Grateful

I think I’ve been a bit of a womp-womp lately. Womp-Womp: A person acting needlessly bummed out or negative toward …

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26

Jun'13

Grief and Baking a Cake

26 was a number I always liked as a kid. My sister and I were both born on the 26th.   …

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21

Jun'13

Grief and Tattoos

We have been thinking a lot about grief and tattoos lately, though neither Eleanor nor I actually have grief tattoos. …

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14

Jun'13

DIY Grief Journal: Learn from my mistakes

Here are a few things I do well… 1. Remember the words to songs 2. Make children laugh 3. Forgive …

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12

Jun'13

Father’s Day Sulking Without Apology

No two ways about it, Father’s Day is pretty much my least favorite holiday. In fact, I pretty much hate …

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