Holidays and Special Days

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Dec'15

10 Times Grief Made you Cry this Holiday Season

It seems like the older I get, the more happy-sad life becomes.  Happy-sad is my new favorite grief saying and …

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17

Dec'15

16 Ideas for Creating New Holiday Tradition After a Death

Someone you love has died and now the holidays will never be the same. I’m sorry to put this so …

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09

Dec'15

6 Things to Consider Before You Skip the Holidays

So, you are thinking about skipping the holidays altogether. Let me assure you, you wouldn’t be the first and you …

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01

Dec'15

Everything You Wish You Didn’t Need To Know About Holiday Grief

We all wish we weren’t members of this terrible club where socks bring you to tears at Target, where you …

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17

Nov'15

‘Tis the Season for Grief-Related Social Anxiety

Part of my self-care regime is reading The Onion articles whenever possible.  I don’t know what it is, their headlines just …

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30

Jul'15

And Many More: Celebrating a Deceased Loved One’s Birthday

My family goes a bit overboard with the Happy Birthday song.  For starters, there are a lot of us so …

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07

May'15

Sharing Memories on Mother’s Day

Last year around Mother’s Day I read an article that has really stuck with me called Dear Kids by John …

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30

Apr'15

Spending Mother’s Day with Ghosts: Mother’s Day Grief

According to tradition, I will spend this Mother’s Day torn between life and death. In one hand I will feel …

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01

Apr'15

Honoring and Remembering During Awareness Days, Weeks and Months

With only 12 months in a year, I am sure there are approximately 1,763 awareness months kicking off today (give …

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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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30

Dec'14

Your resolution absolution

What will the next year bring? Most of you read What’s Your Grief because someone you love very deeply has …

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24

Dec'14

The Art of Regrouping (aka it’s not a Hallmark movie Charlie Brown)

Late the night before Thanksgiving I got a call from my mom, who explained that she slipped and fell down …

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