Coping with Grief

14

Sep'17

When Death Moves In: grief after a death in the home

Before we get started, I just want to give a quick heads up about the content of this post. We’re …

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05

Sep'17

Keeping Negative Emotions in Check

  These are negative emotions. All human beings are familiar with these creatures, but as someone who is grieving, I’ll bet …

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09

Aug'17

Grief and Concentration: 8 tips for coping with an inability to focus

You’re sitting at your desk at work and suddenly realize you have been staring at the wall, lost in thought …

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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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