Willwerscheid News Blog

Approaching Grief Support with a Beginners Mindset

Listening to a podcast recently I heard a great piece of advice. The therapist being interviewed talked about how she makes it her mission to approach each of her clients with a beginners mindset.  In essence she was saying that no matter what one client may have experienced or needed…...

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Grief and Mental Health at Work

Grief happens whenever there is loss. Grief ebbs and flows and there is not always a solid ending point. In the immediate aftermath of loss you may take days off from work and other parts of the daily grind. Even though your world has changed the world as a whole…...

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5 Self Care Tips for Grief

One of the hardest things to do when you grieve is to think about yourself. So many feelings and thoughts wash over you, fear, sadness, anger, regret.  Grief takes over so many of your senses and your own needs may fall to the wayside.  It is so important to take…...

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Supporting Your Grieving Teenager

When you think about teenagers one of the first things that comes to mind is EMO-tions. Teenagers can be emotional hormonal beings on a normal day, so how will your teenager be when they are grieving?  When talking about supporting grieving teens it is hard to pin down a step…...

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Grieving and Memory Problems

Feeling forgetful? Have you tried to reminisce about the time period that you were grieving and have a hard time remembering the details of it all. Grieving can have a multitude of effects on the brain, especially when dealing with complicated grief. One of those things is memory difficulties and…...

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Coping with Unexpected Death

When a loved one dies unexpectedly is a complete and utter shock to the system. Coping with an unexpected death is unique in the intensity in which grief occurs.    Coping with the death of a loved one is extremely hard no matter the way they died. When someone dies…...

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Hoarding as a Reaction to Trauma and Grief

Many of us have spent many pandemic hours scrolling through streaming services such as Netflix.   Shows such as “Hoarders” or “Buried Alive”  captivate our attention. Grief hoarding is the root of many of the stories. The sheer magnitude of the disordered thinking it takes to acquire such large amounts…...

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5 Things You May Not Know About Grief

  1. Your grief will lie and make you believe you will always feel this way.  When you are in the depths of grief it feels as though things will never get better. Your mind gets caught up in the cycle of fear and grief. Hopelessness sets in and it…...

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Grieving as the Seasons Change During a Pandemic

Nature is healing while grieving as seasons change Over the last couple months I have seen colorful birds I’d never seen before. I felt the breeze on my face and heard the sound of waves. Anxiety and grief that seemed to plague me through the years seem to melt away…...

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Grief and Your Health: Creating Healing Habits

Grief and Overall Health Now more than ever humans are becoming aware of the crossover between mental and physical health. To heal your body you also need to heal the mind and vice versa. It’s only natural then to make the connection between going through the grief process and how…...

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