Sunday, December 4, 2022

Understanding and Managing Grief, November 27 - December 3, 2022

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

Parents, caregivers, and other concerned adults can help young people understand and get through challenging times. Even very young children can understand death and its permanence. How Grief Can Affect A Child -- And Helping Them Cope « EveryDay Health

“Role Reversal: How to Take Care of Yourself and Your Aging Parents” references watching the physical, cognitive, behavioral and emotional changes you witness in a loved one. In a sense, you lose them twice. Once you have seen these changes over time, and the second time is at the moment of death. Anticipatory grief: How to cope if you’re struggling to watch a loved one age «

While the predominant healing method for grief is simply allowing yourself time, there are coping methods we can utilise in the meantime to help with the pain ... To clarify, by no means are any of these ‘instant cures’ and they’re not guaranteed to help your situation. The bottom line is that everyone grieves differently, but for some, these may assist in easing you through the process. How to Cope with Grief « Fashion Journal

Over the next several weeks I’ll be looking online for articles, webinars and other reliable resources to recommend to my readers and visitors, and each day throughout the holiday season I’ll be posting links to them here. Since I am building upon this list on a daily basis, I invite you to check back often to see what’s been added. Coping with The Holidays: Suggested Resources, 2022 « Grief Healing

“I grieved at 36 years old for something that happened over half my life ago, and it was the best gift that I could give myself. I had to stare directly in the eye of what I lost.” Woman Shares Candid Reality of Grief « Love What Matters

We may be forever altered by the death of a loved one, but we will eventually be able to reintegrate into life. Bereavement often takes our sense of self -- but it can be regained « The Guardian

"Now, since my husband has passed, I have found myself eating and cooking and buying a lot of crap as I hate to go through all the bother just for me. I am so tired when I get home from work, the last thing I want to start doing is cooking for just myself." In Grief: Cooking for One and Eating Alone « Grief Healing 

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