Creative Coping

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Aug'15

In Defense of the Grief Selfie

Once upon a time, many moons ago, Eleanor wrote an amazing post about self-portraits.  In that post, in case you …

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13

Aug'15

Grief and Creative Block: getting your groove back

Grief and creative expression, for me (and Eleanor and I am sure many of you) are deeply intertwined.  When my …

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09

Jul'15

PhotoGrief: A New Resource for Coping With Grief

According to Merriam-Webster the definition of ‘cope’, as we use it at What’s Your Grief is … Cope verb a. …

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01

Jul'15

Grief Art Journaling for the Artistically Challenged

Those of you who follow WYG may have noticed a pretty glaring oversight during the month of June.  Father’s Day …

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16

Apr'15

Grief Meets The Smart Phone

It won’t be news to any of you when I say that while you are grieving you can be doing …

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02

Apr'15

What would you tell your younger self about grief?

When my mother died, I knew nothing about grief. Truthfully, I knew nothing about life either. Like most, I entered …

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10

Mar'15

Continuing Bonds: My Loved One #WouldHaveLovedThis

WYG confession: I saw Fifty Shades of Grey.  In the theatre.  I think (hope) those of you who spend time …

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12

Feb'15

Dear Love: Healing Through Writing Letters

A letter from the influential physicist, Richard Feynman, to his high-school sweetheart and wife, Arline Feynman.   From Letters of …

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13

Nov'14

The ‘Yes, and…’ approach to gratitude

Every once in a while we bring up the topic of gratitude and I know when we do a good percentage of …

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07

Nov'14

The Brain, Grief and Music

Listening to music may not sound like much of a coping skill, but music is a wondrous thing when applied …

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18

Aug'14

Reconnecting With Your Passions: Getting over the Meh’s

Have you ever fallen in love with a thing? Not a person or a place, but a thing? Well maybe …

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08

Aug'14

Continuing Bonds: A Grief Journal Exercise

So, the plan was to post on forgiveness yesterday but, no surprise, forgiveness is a super complicated topic and I …

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