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I Don't Want to Talk About It: Coping with Grief Without Saying a Word

“I Don’t Want to Talk About It”: Coping with Grief Without Saying a Word

I may be betraying my trade as a mental health professional to admit that, personally, I’m not much for counseling…
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The Link Between Hardship and Creative Expression

Although Litsa and I are different in many ways, one thing we've always had in common is a love of…
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Grief in Six Words: A New Site by WYG

Grief In Six Words: A New Site by WYG

If you're a long-time WYG grief-friend, you know that Eleanor and I looooove six-word stories. Why? Well, because we love creative…
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Grief is More Than Sadness

Grief Is More Than Sadness

There are a lot of things we love about writing a grief blog—but if I had to pick one of…
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In Defense of the Grief Selfie

In Defense of the Grief Selfie

Once upon a time, Eleanor wrote an amazing post about self-portraits. In case you missed that post or failed to…
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Grief and Creative Block: Getting Your Groove Back

Grief and Creative Block: Getting Your Groove Back

Many of you know that I'm a strong believer that grief and creative expression are deeply intertwined—especially for me. When my…
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Grief Art Journaling for the Artistically Challenged

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 came…
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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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Dear Love: Healing Through Writing Letters

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 Note]…
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