Sunday, April 17, 2022

Understanding and Managing Grief, April 10 - April 16, 2022

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

“Grief is neither a problem to be solved nor a problem to be overcome. It is a sacred expression of love – a sacred sorrow.”  Grief: Neither a problem to solve nor a problem to overcome « People's Defender 

Alan D. Wolfelt: My Position on the New “Prolonged Grief Disorder” Diagnostic Category in the DSM Grief Is Not a Disorder « Center for Loss & Life Transition

When you think of grief, you might first imagine your response to the death of a loved one, also called bereavement. But death isn’t the only kind of loss. Learn the different types of grief here, plus their impact along with tips for coping. Types of Grief: Signs, Impact, Tips to Cope « Healthline

 Some people find that gardening as they grieve, known as ‘grief gardening’, can gently relieve some of the emotional and physical symptoms after the loss of a loved one. Benefits of Gardening When Coping with Grief « AfterTalk

For those already struggling with grief, catastrophic events like the war in Ukraine can give rise to feeling that we don't have a legitimate right to mourn losses of our own. In Grief: Feeling Guilty for Feeling Bad « Grief Healing 

Prolonged grief disorder allegedly pathologizes a normal human experience, but upon further examination, it's not that simple. Prolonged Grief Disorder, a Second Look « Psychology Today 

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