Sunday, October 11, 2020

Understanding and Managing Grief, October 4 - October 10, 2020

Best selections from Grief Healing's Twitter stream this week:

Books can help students feel less alone by showing characters who have experienced something similar. Depending on the content, they can also help students understand complex feelings, explain the facts and permanence of death, or even help students connect with memories of their deceased loved one. Books Are Essential Tools to Help Children Manage Grief « Education Post

Hospices are embracing digital memory sharing platforms that are emerging worldwide to help support patients and their families through the dying process. Hospices Increasingly Supplement Bereavement Care with Phone Apps « Hospice News 

College students have a lot to look forward to when arriving on campus: new digs, new people, new schedules, and even new food. However, for many college students, that looks a lot different this year. College Student Grief During COVID-19 «

There’s no denying that breakups suck. But thankfully, the stages of a breakup are rather predictable, and there are some tried-and-true expert strategies to help you cope. There Are 10 Stages To Every Breakup And Grief Is Only One Of Them « Yahoo! Life

Six months into a pandemic that has killed more than a million people worldwide, organizations must rethink bereavement leave and grief support. It’s Time to Rethink Corporate Bereavement Policies « Harvard Business Review

This experience of watching the butterflies haphazardly try to find their bearings in a new environment is a much better metaphor for living with grief. What A Butterfly Release Taught Me About Grief After Losing My Son « « Yahoo! Life

"I'm not sure how to handle situations that develop between my friend's widow, myself and her kids." Dating A Widow: How Can I Connect with Her Adolescent Daughter? « Grief Healing 

Much like a baby registry, anyone can create a bereavement registry at Foreverly. And since the bereaved person’s needs are listed in one place, they won’t be overwhelmed by constant questions about what they need.   Don’t Know How to Support Your Grieving Loved Ones? There’s an App for That « South Seattle Emerald 

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