Sunday, April 25, 2021

Understanding and Managing Grief, April 18 - April 24, 2021

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

Grief, the experts tell us, is not an emotion, like sadness, but a process by which we come to terms with loss. Seen through that lens, in different ways and for different reasons, we are all grieving right now. Face to Face: Grief in the Time of COVID « UMB News 

 Lockdown is affecting how millions of people grieve. We need to be mindful of that when restrictions ease, says Dean Burnett. The science of how lockdown messes with the way we grieve « New Scientist 

Grief can hold our heads beneath the waves, but, as Bryan Welch writes, there is also deep value in a broken heart. Healing in the Deep Ocean of Grief « Mindful

Melissa Walton-Shirley quit full-time practice to help care for her elderly parents. That they would both die during a pandemic when close comfort and mourning rituals were not allowed magnified her grief. Losing Both Parents During COVID: A Physician's 'Unwitnessed Grief' « Medscape

Understanding grief might help us to foster resilience in the wake of the past year’s losses. What Grief Feels Like During COVID-19 « Greater Good Magazine

What’s the point in life, when it’s too often filled with more pain than joy? In Grief: Searching for Meaning « Grief Healing

After the death of my child, I feel forever trapped between my current life and the life I lost. But is it really as bad as it sounds? Child Loss: Trapped In A World Between Living and Dead « Alive in Memory

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