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How To: Cultivate Self-Compassion
By Modern Loss
Learning to treat our grieving selves with greater kindness — and why it matters
How To: Talk To Your Kids About Your (Late) Parents
By Jennifer Richler
Five tips for talking to your kids about your late parents.
How To: Approach a Windfall
Financial therapist Amanda Clayman weighs in on the complex dynamics of inheritance — and how to approach a windfall in a healthy way.
How To: Write the Tough Stuff
By Jessica Handler
Here are five tips for those worried that their writing on grief will alienate readers — or loved ones.
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How To: Write Your Story
The author of a guide on writing through grief helps you get started on the essay or memoir that's stuck in your head.
How To: Sort Through What’s Left Behind
Tasked with sorting through your loved one's belongings? A pro organizer has the lowdown on deciding what to keep, what to give away, and how to avoid turning your home into a makeshift storage facility.
How To: Tell Friends What You Need
To add insult to injury, loss can be terribly isolating. We spoke with grief specialist Cheri Travis about relating your needs to well-meaning friends and lovers.
How To: Be a Good Listener
By Marla Schuchman
Really, it's not that hard. You can help someone through loss with these seven habits of mindful listening.
How To: Write a Sympathy Note
The author of "How To Say It" explains how to offer words of comfort people actually want to receive.
How To: Acknowledge a Sympathy Note
In the aftermath of your loved one’s death, you'll likely be overwhelmed by sympathy cards, emails and, yes, texts. But how to respond?
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