Sunday, August 28, 2022

Understanding and Managing Grief, August 21 - August 27, 2022

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

Grief is a funny thing (I know it's not), it manages to boomerang into your system in hysterical ways—especially when you think you've learned to live with it. As a human, you can neither cheat nor escape grief—you can, however, shoulder the loss in many different ways, something I’ve ironically learnt from TV shows and films. 5 Movies & Shows That Showcased Grief In A Hauntingly Beautiful Way « Elle

 Grief has the power to pull us from the people we are close to, whether that’s friends, family, colleagues or lovers. For the bereaved, that means not hiding ourselves away or pretending to be fine when we’re not. It means reaching out to people and asking for help when we’re feeling overwhelmed. For those supporting us, it means not burying your head in the sand. It means getting your hands dirty by holding ours. It means learning about the monster that is grief. How to love someone in their darkest moments « Cosmopolitan

"It's been a bit over 7 months now since the death of my cat and I'd like to say I'm doing wonderfully, but I'm not . . . I could sure use some words of encouragement about this (or anything else!) from you. How do YOU think I'm doing?" Pet Loss: A Reader Asks, How Am I Doing? « Grief Healing 

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