Sunday, June 6, 2021

Understanding and Managing Grief, May 30 - June 5, 2021

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

Loneliness and isolation are a giant cause of suffering for grieving people. Try these five tips on how to cope with the loneliness of grief.  Five Ways to Manage Your Grief and Loneliness « Refuge In Grief

A core set of principles separate those who make good and bad policy decisions. Op-Ed: Will the Real COVID Experts Please Stand Up? « MedPage Today 

Specialists in loss worry that some survivors may suffer from 'dysfunctional grieving,' in which grief interferes with daily functioning or leads into conditions such as prolonged grief disorder. Helping Patients Cope with COVID-19 Grief « American Psychological Association

Anticipatory grief, also referred to as anticipatory loss or preparatory grief, is the distress a person may feel in the days, months or even years before the death of a loved one or other impending loss. What Is Anticipatory Grief And How Does It Work? « Forbes Health 

You don’t need me to tell you that COVID-19 has forced hundreds of thousands of American families to postpone services for a loved one who died during the pandemic. When Families Say “We’ll Have a Funeral Service Later” « AfterTalk

The scale and complexity of coronavirus pandemic-related grief have created a public health burden that could afflict people for years, experts say. 'Time don't heal it': The 'grief pandemic' from COVID-19 « Detroit Free Press

Dreaming about a loved one who has died and feeling their presence while we are asleep can be comforting and even reassuring, but waking up to the harsh reality of their absence and the empty space they've left in our world can feel as if we've lost them all over again. Coping with Dreams in Grief « Grief Healing

To "celebrate" means that you take time and space to acknowledge the human impact of a particular day or event. Is It Respectful to 'Celebrate' Memorial Day? «

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