Showing Grief Support While Social Distancing
When friends and loved ones experience a loss, we want to be there for them. We want to show support, be helpful, and lend a comforting hand. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, lending those hands can be a challenge as social distancing remains the current best practice. With comforting physical touch such as handshakes and hugs limited, other ways of showing your support for those who are grieving are becoming more useful.
How the grief of the pandemic forced me to be a great teacher
I’ve been an educator for almost a quarter of a century. I am a good teacher; I know that. But the most important lesson I learned this summer was that I was no longer a “great” teacher, despite what I was telling myself.
Why I Won’t Leave Grief Out Of My Relationship
There are logistics that often seem impossible to figure out at best, or completely insurmountable at worst, and conversations that are wildly uncomfortable. And there’s grief.
Understanding and supporting employees with grief
If one of your employees loses a loved one, it can be difficult to know how to help, especially if they’re still working from home. However, providing emotional and practical support at this time will help them, their family and other colleagues within your organisation.
Cooking on Zoom Helps My Family Cope With Grief
In the absence of being able to physically see most of my family, these messages and Zoom calls provide some sense of closeness and purpose.
I Didn’t Know How to Explain My Grief to My Family When My Ex-Boyfriend Died
It’s natural to grieve when a friend of any magnitude passes. Still, I find myself over-explaining and under-supported, as it may be hard for others to understand.
What is Grief?
If you are experiencing grief for the first time, you will likely feel overwhelmed by the complex set of emotions that seem to override your rational mind. While this is extremely unpleasant, there isn’t anything wrong with you. This is grief.
What creating a grief app taught me about connection
Grief is messy and it takes time, but what’s also true is that we are designed to come out the other side. And it all begins with human connection.
30 gifts for someone dealing with grief
Of course, a phone call or thoughtful note is enough, but if you’re feeling you want to do a little bit more, try one of these comforting gifts that gathered for the grieving people you know.
If You're Grieving Right Now, Here Are 5 Shows That Get It
If there is one emotion that hangs over our world these days — other than fear and anger, perhaps — it is grief.
Being Mindful Deepak Chopra shared how to cope with feelings of grief and loss
Mindfulness expert Deepak Chopra shares tips for coping with the loss of a loved one as well as the seven stages of grief that emerges from the loss of...