Sunday, January 16, 2022

Understanding and Managing Grief, January 9 - January 15, 2022

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

What is it that makes young people feel too uncomfortable to talk about grief, and how can we better support them? More than a third of 18–35s are uncomfortable talking about grief, study reveals 

Facing a potential or imminent loss can bring up all kinds of questions and emotions. Coping is possible. Are You Grieving Before a Loss? Anticipatory Grief May Be The Reason « Psych Central

Without adapting management practices to make space for grief, U.S. companies will face more turnover and productivity loss. Beyond 'I'm sorry': Employers need to manage grief, trauma in the workplace « The Hill 

After a divorce, soothing platitudes are plentiful. But when a situationship ends, there’s less support to be had no matter how devastated you might feel. Disenfranchised Grief Is Very Real After a Breakup « Glamour 

Experts offer advice on what to say and do to support a loved one who is grieving, along with the phrases and attitudes you should avoid during this time. The 7 Best Ways to Support Someone When They're Grieving «

"[M]any people consider the Internet (and computers in general) to be impersonal and yet you have a grief counseling message board, on which people pour out such extreme pain and personal detail for all the world to read. Do you think that involvement in this type of therapy appeals only to a certain personality type?" In Grief: Finding Support On A Message Board « Grief Healing

Emma Meier on her nineteen-year-old son’s final gift to her. The Solidarity of Grief by Emma Meier « Plough Quarterly

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