Cumulative Grief

In 2015, a photo of a Southern California Emergency Department physician grieving over a lost patient populated our social media feeds and highlighted the often ignored reality of the cumulative grief that so many of us carry. 

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Art and music can evoke our grief if we let it. If the time and place is right, watch this visual and musical picture of grief by Stephanie Rainey.

 
 

For reflection alone or together:

When and how does your grief appear? 

What do you do when grief arises?

Next week: Can mindfulness be a superpower?