Thinking About Thinking (and grief): Volume II

A while back I wrote a post about how your brain can’t always be trusted.  Sadly your brain can process information in ways that aren’t always helpful or accurate.  It can distort reality in ways that ultimately impact grief.  I know, its a bummer.  We like believing our brains are reliable. But sadly there is …

Eight Step Plan for Mastering Grief (and other important nuances)

William Shakespeare once said, “Well, everyone can master a grief but he that has it.” Now this may have been true in 1598, but that was before WYG’s ‘Eight Step Plan for Mastering Grief’! Read on grief friends and you will see that we have demystified and distilled the ever confusing experience of life after …

Surviving Thanksgiving: 6 tips for grievers

You hoped and prayed, you wished on a star, you stuck your head in the sand, you ignored your calendar, and despite all your best attempts, the holiday season has still rolled in.  Good effort, but unfortunately time has this really annoying way of marching on whether you like it or not. When it comes to …

children's grief

Children’s Grief Awareness Day: 64 Six-Word Stories

Today is Children’s Grief Awareness Day!  No worries if you have never heard of it, we are here to keep you in the know about this sort of thing.  If you visit the Children’s Grief Awareness Day website you can get a ton of great information, but we’ll  fill you in on the basics.  According to …

How to Support a Grieving Family Member or Friend: 6 Principles

It’s common to feel anxious and intimidated in the “grief support” role. This is one of the reasons why otherwise caring people sometimes say hurtful, minimizing, or unhelpful things to their bereaved loved ones and why they sometimes avoid their grieving friends and family members altogether.  Hopefully, if nothing else, all of you reading this after …


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