In this charmingly animated video Megan Devine of Refuge in Grief, explains how we can truly support and help to heal the pain of loss and grief. Instead of distracting from the pain and encouraging our friend or family member to cheer up, we can listen and acknowledge the reality and depth of their suffering. As Megan says, “Acknowledgement makes things better, even when they can’t be made right.

(via Refuge in Grief)