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8 great comics about grief

8 Great Comics About Grief (Seriously!)

In our Friday Favorites a couple weeks ago, we shared a great BuzzFeed post of 21 Comics that Capture the…
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julie massey

Julia Massey Talks Grief and Music

It has been a while since we have had a guest post around here, but don't you worry - today we…
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The Evolving Emotions of Grief: an art journal activity for grievers

As you know if you spend any time hanging out around here, we are huge proponents of journaling as a…
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photographing symbols: acorn necklace

Photography How To: Photographing Symbols

If you follow 'What's Your Grief,' you know we think that artistic expression is a great way to deal with grief.  We…
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full mailbox - writing letters to loved ones who have died

Missing Moments & Letter Writing: A Journal Exercise.

I still feel a small tinge of excitement when the mail comes.  It’s a fleeting feeling, one left over from…
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for sale, baby shoes, never worn, hemingway, six-word stories

Six-Word Stories, Statements, and Exclamations: A Journaling Exercise

Legend has it that famous author Ernest Hemingway, out to lunch at the Algonquin, bet a table full of fellow writers he…
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thoreau quote: "Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh."

Love Your Regret

Please don't tell me you don't have any regrets...please...I beg of you.  Normal people have regrets; it doesn't make you…
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found poem:I think of you and I'm haunted So often feel little and vulnerable I would change fate for one more embrace Another eternity

Beautiful Pain: Found Poems and Creative Healing

Show of hands, who's heard of 'found poems'?   Ahhh I see some of you aren't acquainted.  Here's a simple…
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grief journals

Grief Journals: Should Picking a Grief Journal Really Be This Complicated?

Journaling is a tried and true coping tool for exploring grief, as well as other complicated emotions.  Why does it…
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