Sorting Through a Loved One's Belongings After a Death
After someone dies, surviving loved ones are often tasked with sorting through their belongings. Regardless of how this process is approached, it can be emotionally and physically taxing. Such a large task may seem overwhelming and objects big and small can trigger a wide range of emotions, from nostalgia and laughter to tears, longing, and frustration.
This course includes both a one-hour webinar recording and a handful of lessons to help you think through and plan for sorting through a loved one's belongings. We cover both the emotional and practical aspects of this process including the who, what, where, when, why, and how.
Please see FAQs below for additional details
Frequently Asked Questions
Hello, we are Litsa and Eleanor, the co-founders of the website, What's Your Grief. Thank you for joining our online learning community. We hope some of what you find here will help you understand grief an grief coping a little bit better.
We are what we like to refer to as 'grief friends.' We both have backgrounds in mental health and plenty of experience working in the field of grief and bereavement. But what we ultimately bonded over was our shared experience of losing a parent to cancer in early adulthood. All our webinars and online courses are based on the ideas and information we've found most helpful in our personal grief, and in our daily work with grieving people.
We teach all our webinars and courses, so we should probably tell you, we prefer to talk about grief and loss in realistic and regular ways. If you're looking for transformative butterflies and sympathetic head tilts, I'm afraid you've come to the wrong place. Sometimes we're serious, and sometimes we joke, sometimes we're matter of fact, and sometimes we're philosophical. No matter what, though, we believe your experience with grief should always be recognized and respected, not patronized.