Sunday, March 6, 2022

Understanding and Managing Grief, February 27 - March 5, 2022

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

How much we struggle to keep that which we’re soon to lose. Anticipatory grief is normal and it is borne out of love people have for the person they are grieving. What Is Anticipatory Grief? « Psychology Today.

For those who have suffered a loss, grief counseling can be hugely beneficial. Learn more about grief counseling techniques for helping people overcome losses. What Is Grief Counseling? Techniques and How It Helps « Maryville University 

Most of us who care for the dying and bereaved have walked alongside family members who are trying to make decisions for family members with whom they have never discussed the possibilities of what should be done at the end of life. Let’s not let that be our family. The Value of Conversations in Early End-of-Life Planning « Grief Perspectives

This term has been used by [these support group facilitators] for years. It gives those who feel like their own life has ended hope that they will not always feel so devastated. Finding a 'New Normal' After Grief « Times West Virginian

From art that tears our souls to music that heals, our critics recommend popular culture to help deal with death. From Six Feet Under to Manchester By the Sea: culture to help understand grief « The Guardian 

Caregiving, especially in the situation you describe, is not for the weak or fainthearted, and over time it can push you to the brink ~ but it is the situation that is "crazy" ~ not you and your reactions to it. Death That Brings Relief: Suggested Resources « Grief Healing 

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