Understanding Grief

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Sep'15

Grief Myths: Illustrated

A few weeks back we published a post called 64 Myths About Grief that Just Need to Stop.  Today, I’m …

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18

Aug'15

Grieving the Death of a Sibling

As a general rule, we hesitate to write about different types of loss.  To clarify, I am not referring to …

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06

Aug'15

Sentimentality & Holding Onto Items

This is my doll collection. For those of you who don’t know me, I am not meant to have a …

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04

Aug'15

64 Myths About Grief That Just Need To STOP

Grief myths . . . they drive me crazy.  There are just so many of them, they come out in …

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21

Jul'15

The Grief Lens and its Impact on Outlook

One thing that keeps me up at night is the subjectivity of life.  Yes, I do have better things to …

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16

Jun'15

Making the Same Mistakes as Our Loved Ones

It’s 10:30am and the girls are still in their pajamas. Actually, I’m still in my pajamas as well. This is …

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09

Jun'15

Grieving the Loss of Hopes and Dreams

I just realized my birthday is tomorrow. Seriously, I totally forgot. Although I’m always bad with dates, truthfully I think …

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27

May'15

Grief and Psychological Disorder: Understanding the Diathesis-Stress Model

Sometimes grief can cause such extreme distress that it becomes unclear to the person what they are really dealing with. …

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22

May'15

Guilt vs Regret in Grief

When it comes to grief, guilt and regret are words that get tossed around pretty regularly.  We all have things …

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12

May'15

Grief and Gender: Intuitive and Instrumental Grief

We are usually pretty hesitant to even hint at categorizing, labeling or classifying grief. There are so many different grief …

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06

May'15

The Limited Language of Grief

I have been thinking about the limitations of language a lot lately, specifically when it comes to grief.  When you …

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21

Apr'15

Feeling Nothing During Grief: The Experience of Emotional Numbness

There are so many things one can feel in this life – anger, joy, jealousy, love, shame, happiness, embarrassment, amusement, sadness, …

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