Sunday, December 17, 2023

Understanding and Managing Grief, December 10 - December 16, 2023

Best selections from Grief Healing's X feed this week:

Grief is a process that we must engage with in order to heal and ultimately experience joy. Grief can be more severe or prevalent during the holidays; it's important to make space for your grief. Everyone grieves; no one escapes this universal experience of being human. What Anderson Cooper Gets So Right About Grief « P ychology Today

“Closure” attempts to end what is actually an unending process. While for most people, mourning endures for a season—perhaps a year or two after the loss, bereavement is a change of life situation that requires the rest of my life for adaptation. Why We Don't Talk About "Closure" « Grief Perspectives

World tragedy is everywhere; responding to it impacts mental health and internal calm. Taking time away from the media and phones for periods of time will provide relief. Exposure to constant negativity can lead to anxiety and increased stress levels. Coping with Tragedy-Based Grief « P ychology Today

"I am going to go to my first grief group meeting tomorrow afternoon. I have to admit, I have never been to any kind of support group meeting like this before, and I'm feeing pretty uncertain about it. Any thoughts you'd be willing to share with me?" Finding Support in A Grief Group « Grief Healing

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