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8 Things “This Is Us” Gets Right About Grief (and a few things it doesn’t)

The show This Is Us wrapped up last Tuesday and, though I meant to post this sooner, life got in the way. That’s okay, because I’m assuming some of you are still finishing it up or thinking about binge watching it on demand.  If you fall in one of those categories and haven’t watched season one of …

The Grief Coaster: Understanding stress in grief

Stress is a given, whether it’s experienced in response to major life events or minor everyday occurrences. When life is going okay, your stress ebbs and flows. It’s kind of like one of those little kiddie roller coasters – all small peaks and tiny dips. When something terrible happens, your stress level rises dramatically and you …

Yearning in Grief and Loss

I’m a yearner; always have been and always will be. I ache for days and moments that exist only in the past. Childhood moments mostly, the majority of which involve my mother. These memories are particular to me and so I won’t bore you with them. Instead I’ll leave a blank space where you can insert …

Warning: Grief Side-Effects May Include Building Emotional Walls

We’ve been a little quiet on WYG this week, but hopefully you have been keeping up over on photogrief, where we posted our posted our March challenge!  In that post we challenged you to post your #griefweeds and #griefwildflowers images on photogrief and social media.  If you can’t even imagine what that means, go read …

February Feelings: In Photographs On Photogrief

If you are a WYG regular you probably know about photogrief.  But in case you aren’t a regular or you don’t know about photogrief, here’s a quick history: we love using photography to express and cope with grief.  Lots of you love using photography to express and cope with grief.  We thought it would be …


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