Sunday, January 22, 2023

Understanding and Managing Grief, January 15 - January 21, 2023

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

The truth is: We have very active imaginations. We actually CAN imagine what they're going through. We just don't want to. We recoil at the idea of envisioning ourselves in their shoes. So we tell them, and ourselves, that we can't imagine it, and it keeps the pain at a distance. Can You Imagine How a Grieving Person Feels? « Next Avenue

Just before Christmas my brother took his life in a hotel room. In faith, I place my brother Jim in the hands of our merciful God with confidence. Facing Grief Head On Through Faith « Telegram & Gazette

If you've ever experienced the loss of a loved one, it can be hard to tell if the sadness you're experiencing is a normal reaction to loss or a clinical condition. Here's how to tell the difference between grief and depression — including differing symptoms, how to cope, and strategies for treatment for each. Do You Have Grief Or Depression? An Integrative Physician Weighs In « Health Digest

People who are mourning a loss often don’t have the mental ability to focus on books, so the short length of a poem is a perfect fit. Each of the poems in Kara Bowman's Heartbreak to Hope: Poems of Support for Grief and Loss captures a different aspect of grief. Voices of Experience: Heartbreak to Hope « Grief Healing

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