Sunday, October 23, 2022

Understanding and Managing Grief, October 16 - October 22, 2022

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

Joanne Cacciatore's Arizona farm is drawing mourning parents from around the globe seeking solace after the loss of a child. Arizona Farm Gives Refuge From Pain, for Man and Beast Alike « U.S.News

Despite going through this turmoil, our society hardly provides the required support to the grieving mothers. Customarily, this issue is considered very trivial in our society and is rarely talked about. Child Loss: A trivialised grief « Minute Mirror

 If the last two years have taught us anything, it's that loss doesn't spare anyone. Organizational culture needs to include embracing empathy for employees who are experiencing feelings of grief — so here's how. How to Create a Work Environment That Supports Grief and Loss « Entrepreneur

Grief enters all of our lives at different times and in different ways. Regardless of how recent or how long ago, grief can often intensify or sneak back for a visit during the fall and winter seasons. C.S. Lewis and the spirituality of grief « Our Sunday Visitor 

"I started grieving long before my dad died. It felt wrong confiding in my friends that I was grieving the loss of someone who was still alive.” Grieving Before Death: How To Manage Anticipatory Grief « Refinery29

Barbara Karnes is a hospice pioneer who wrote “the little blue book” called Gone From My Sight. In this podcast interview she shares how a referral to hospice can be a win/win, and she describes her newest booklet on coping with a pet’s death, A Place in My HeartBarbara Karnes, RN Talks about Reluctance to Refer to Hospice and Pet Death « BK Books 

Sisters Jalyn Scott and Allison Scott Westman longed to create a resource for those who have experienced similar circumstances as theirs, and to educate others on the topic of grief and loss, as they continue to navigate the loss of their own mother back in 2013, when the two were only teenagers. Voices of Experience: Lettering Loss: The Abiding Nature of A Mother's Love « Grief Healing 

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