What I needed was a rest break on the Island of Grieving and Useless Folks – Los Angeles Times

https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2022-08-28/what-i-needed-was-a-rest-break-on-the-island-of-grieving-and-useless-folks

Let’s go back to anticipatory grief. Unhealthy anticipatory grief is really anxiety, and that’s the feeling you’re talking about. Our mind begins to show us images. My parents getting sick. We see the worst scenarios. That’s our minds being protective. Our goal is not to ignore those images or to try to make them go away — your mind won’t let you do that and it can be painful to try and force it. The goal is to find

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