Understanding Grief

29

Nov'16

8 Suggestions for Coping With Grief

Suggestion #1: Recognize that no set of steps, tasks, stages, or method could ever tell you how to get over, …

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12

Oct'16

Thinking About Thinking (and Grief)

We have talked many a time here about how grief can make you feel a bit like you’re losing it. …

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27

Sep'16

The Uninvited Guest: Making Room for Grief

“Together we will cry and face fear and grief. I will want to take away your pain, but instead I …

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13

Sep'16

Anxiety in Grief

Think of something that scares you. Perhaps it’s the thought of giving a speech in front of a crowd, taking …

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06

Sep'16

Conceptualizing Progress in Grief

We often use the simile that grief is like a journey and while grief is a little bit like a journey, it’s …

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24

Aug'16

Eight Times Grief Made Me Feel Ugly, Mean, or Crazy

Society has created this narrative that idealizes the idea of grieving with grace.  You have probably seen it in the …

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02

Aug'16

The Unique Loneliness of Grief

Most people don’t think in depth about the idea of loneliness. Loneliness is one of those concepts we assume we …

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26

Jul'16

Seeking Order In The Aftermath Of Loss

Eleanor wrote a pretty great post on shattered assumptions about the world after a death, and she described the following …

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14

Jul'16

Grief is Love

What is grief in relation to love? Quite often I think they’re the same thing. When people think of love …

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12

Jul'16

The Moments that Matter: Looking at life in hindsight

I didn’t have a meaningful moment with my mother before she died. Well, that’s not true, my life with her was filled …

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06

Jul'16

Grief and Regrief (aka growing up with a grief monster)

So there‘s this thing called grief.  You’ve probably heard of it.  You probably wish you hadn’t heard of it.  There …

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28

Jun'16

5 Reasons Why it Can Be Hard to Cope With Loss

A few months ago we received an email asking us to explain the difference between “grieving” and “coping”.  Although these …

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