Grief on the Web

Grieving an Online Friend: 8 things you should know about cybergrief

When you saw the title of this post my guess is you had one of two reactions: Ah, finally WYG is writing about cybergrief.  What took them so long?!? OR Uhhh, cybergrief . . .??? We have mentioned cybergrief and loss before (you may remember it from this post on disenfranchised grief) and it has been on …

Grief In Six Words: a new site by WYG

If you’re a long-time WYG grief-friend, you know that Eleanor and I looooove six-word stories.  Why?  First, because we love creative expression as a tool for coping with grief.  Writing, of course, is one of those creative tools.  We also know from many years of working with grievers and hanging out here with all of you, …

Creating Grief Support Spaces

You know, life is hard. Well…I know you know life is hard…but let me say it anyways. Life is hard and, at one point or another, each and every person walking the face of this Earth will experience a significant loss. 7.4 billion people x however many losses they experience = a lot of loss. Looking …

assessing online grief support

Your Guide to Assessing Online Grief Support

The Internet can be an amazing source of information, inspiration, and community for people who are grieving.  One can turn to the Internet, day or night, and connect with people half way across the world who are going through, or have been through, the same things as you; one can rarely say these things about their support …

Coping With The New Year’s Eve Blues: the youtube edition

If you are a regular WYG reader (and thank you if you are) you probably know that we like to keep our definition of coping broad around here.  Very broad.  There is no recipe or checklist for coping; what works for me may not work for you, what works for you may not work for me. …

PhotoGrief: A New Resource for Coping With Grief

According to Merriam-Webster the definition of ‘cope’, as we use it at What’s Your Grief is … Cope [verb] a.  to maintain a contest or combat usually on even terms or with success b.  to deal with and attempt to overcome problems and difficulties I like that first one, it’s empowering. If you want to …


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