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64 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Grief

We think about grief a lot around here... We write about types of grief, grief theory, personal reflections, creative expression for coping with grief, practical ideas for managing grief, and on and on and on. But there are some days that

64 MORE Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Grief

Back in October, I wrote a post of 64 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Grief. I wrote it on a whim when I was having some writer's block, and never in a million years did we expect

64 Reminders if You're Filled With Holiday Dread

It's not just you dreading the holidays. The holidays after a loss are always hard. Holiday dread (or at least holiday ambivalence) is incredibly common. You have survived other hard days. You will survive this hard day. It might be

64 Grief Support Regrets: You Don't Know 'til You Know

Recently, going through some boxes that had moved with me, unopened, over several moves, I found a stack of cards. It was every sympathy card that I received after my father's death. I was only 18 when my dad died,

64 Ways to "Meet Grieving People Where They're At"

"Meet them where they're at" is a common (and sound) suggestion for how to support a grieving friend or family member. Apologies if you don't like sentences that end in prepositions, it's just what we're doing today. It's a suggestion I

You Died of an Overdose; You're Remembered for a Million Other Things.

August 31st is Overdose Awareness Day. With overdoses going up year after year, it's easy to focus on the statistics. In 2019, there were 71,999 overdose deaths... We see the numbers everywhere. But those numbers, they are people. 71,999 people.

Five Things Pixar's Coco Got Right About Grief

Now, we know we are a little late to the game on writing a post on Coco, seeing as it came out last November.  To be fair, we did do a podcast episode called Grief Themes in Pixar's Coco. That

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

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 so many ways, and they make our grief so much more difficult.  Friends and family have unrealistic expectations about what