Sunday, August 15, 2021

Understanding and Managing Grief, August 8 - August 14, 2021

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

At least 30% of California students surveyed by the ACLU said they’d lost a loved one during the pandemic. “Grief comes in all shapes and sizes, but for everyone, it means that life will forever be changed,” one educator said. “For students experiencing this, just noticing and caring can mean the world.”  How schools help students who’ve lost loved ones to COVID « Lookout Santa Cruz

In an era of online hypervisibility while being sometimes simultaneously disconnected from community, it can be difficult to navigate the murky waters of emotional well-being while trying to decide who has our best interests at heart. All Eyes on Grief: Processing The Pain Of Loss in Public « yahoo!life

It turns out that creaks, aches, and phantom pains are pretty normal for people dealing with grief and bereavement. How to Deal With the Physical Symptoms of Grief « Well + Good

Gary Solomon’s popular book Reel Therapy, published originally in 2001 and again in 2015, suggests that movies can be a therapeutic tool for our lives. Reel Therapy = Good Medicine « Widow's Voice 

"I have been told by others that have suffered a loss to expect to see my loved one within a few months after death........ I wait, and I wait, and I'm still waiting...So my question is this... will she come to see me as I have been led to believe? And is the fear of seeing her appear before me normal?"  In Grief: Will I See Her In My Dreams? « Grief Healing 

Grief is an inevitable part of life. Whether a friend, a family member, or a pet has died, there is going to be some grieving involved. And if you see a friend grieving, it can often be hard to grasp how to best support them. What does your friend need? How can you be supportive without overstepping the boundaries? How to Support a Friend in Times of Grieving « Healgrief

With the Covid-19 virus situation still unfolding and everything else that’s going on the world right now, it’s very easy to let anxiety slide into panic as you think about the days to come – all this stuff can keep your nervous system in a constant state of alarm.⁣ As the pandemic continues, lets talk about anxiety and grief « Refuge In Grief 

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