Archive for Coping Tools

Reconnecting with Life After Loss (One step at a time)

You've been there before.  Heck, we've all been there. It's been a long week, you're tired, the weather's not that…
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Grief Hacks: Lists and Little Journals

Grief Hacks: Lists and Little Journals

Experiencing the death of a loved one can throw a person all out of whack, am I right? Grief is…
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Speak Your Pain

I've been having a hard time deciding what to write for today’s post. I’ve been a little tired lately. I’m a…
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Grief Meets the SmartPhone

Grief Meets The Smart Phone

It won't be news to any of you when I say that grief often has you feeling fine one minute…
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The Healing Power of Animals

I should start out by acknowledging I’m the last person on earth who should be writing this post.   While I…
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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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64 self-care ideas for grievers

64 Self-Care Ideas for People Who Are Grieving

Self-care is a lot like flossing: You know you should do it regularly, but most people don't. Why? Probably because most…
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warning: the side effects of exploring grief

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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man giving thumbs up: "I'm fine... That's why I'm giving you two thumbs up!"

The Facade of “I’m Fine” and What to Do About It

Today's post is brought to you by none other than the one and only Nick Frye, LCPC.  Nick is a…
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