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Setting Holiday Boundaries (even when it’s hard)

Boundaries can be helpful in grief, but they can also just be helpful during the complicated and draining holiday season.…
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7 Ways to Treat Yourself With Kindness While Grieving

7 Ways to Treat Yourself With Kindness While Grieving

A while ago, we wrote an article about the need for self-compassion in grief. At the time, we defined self-compassion and…
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Grief and Exercise: A Guide for Those Who Prefer the Couch

Grief and Exercise: A Guide For Those Who Prefer the Couch

Mental health professionals are too often in the tragic position of knowing exactly what they should do to take care of…
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The Media Overload Detox Diet

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  • Eleanor Haley
Let's be honest, turning on the news these days is kind of a bummer. I'm not saying that our generation…
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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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The Media Overload Detox Diet

This has been a devastating week for our country.  Between the deaths and injuries in Boston and Texas, we are reminded again…
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self-care and the myth of keeping busy

Self-Care in Grief: The Myth of Keeping Busy

I am very excited to introduce today's guest author, Nick Frye.  I've known Nick since my 'Tests and Assessments' course…
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Grief and Self-Care for the Rest of Us

Self-Care is a phrase thrown around quite a bit in the mental health field. As in, self-care is essential for…
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