Archive for Grief Myths

From Grief Literacy to Grief Humility

Welcome to another episode of the What's Your Grief Podcast. I am Eleanor. How are you today Litsa? I'm good…
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are grieving stages real

What You Really Need to Know About 'Grieving Stages'

What you really need to know about grieving stages is that, for the most part, they are a myth. It's…
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how long does grief last

How Long Does Grief Last? An age old question.

"How long does grief last?" is a logical, valid, and common question. Grief, especially early on, causes distress in many…
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grief myths and grief assumptions

How Pre-Existing Grief Assumptions Can Make Grief Worse

You don't know what it's like to grieve for someone significant until you're in the depths of it. I think…
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Disenfranchised Grieving: Why you can't judge grief by a title

I want to petition the internet, nay, the world, to stop defining, measuring, or comparing people's grief based on title…
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move on after death

Why do People Think we Move On After Death?

I always wanted an imaginary friend as a child, but my mind wouldn't stretch far enough. I envied kids who…
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grief never ends

Grief Never Ends, and That's Okay.

For a decade, I've been saying to any griever who would listen - "When someone you love dies, you grieve…
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Closure Isn’t a Thing in Grief and That’s Okay

Closure Isn't a Thing in Grief and That's Okay

Hello, grief friends, new friends, old friends, friends of friends, you know... all the friend categories. Today we have a…
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Grief Expectations

Podcast Episode: Grief Expectations

Episode Transcript [Music] Welcome to the What's Your Grief Podcast. I'm Eleanor Haley. And I'm Litsa Williams. We're the mental…
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