Coping with Grief

02

Aug'17

Congratulate yourself, you’re coping with grief

Congratulations! No seriously, congratulations. You are doing it.  You are surviving.  You are breathing in and out and you are …

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29

Jul'17

Grief Emotions Aren’t Good Or Bad, They Just Are

I wouldn’t call myself a perfectionist or over-achiever, but I have always viewed myself as a person who generally functions …

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19

Jul'17

Is ‘Deathiversary’ Actually A Word?

I am kind of obsessed with words that should exist but don’t (or that don’t exist in English, at least). …

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06

Jun'17

A Balanced Approach to Coping With Life After Loss

When coping with grief, it’s logical to prioritize managing the distressing thoughts and emotions that have become a part of …

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23

Mar'17

The Grief Coaster: Understanding stress in grief

Stress is a given, whether it’s experienced in response to major life events or minor everyday occurrences. When life is …

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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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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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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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07

Dec'16

Thinking About Thinking (and grief): Volume II

A while back I wrote a post about how your brain can’t always be trusted.  Sadly your brain can process …

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29

Nov'16

Eight Step Plan for Mastering Grief (and other important nuances)

William Shakespeare once said, “Well, everyone can master a grief but he that has it.” Now, this may have been …

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12

Oct'16

Thinking About Thinking (and Grief)

We have talked many a time here about how grief can make you feel a bit like you’re losing it. …

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22

Sep'16

Winter is Coming: 64 tips for grieving through the winter blues

Weather can have a real impact on mood and coping, whether you like it or not.  There are those of …

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