Pets bring us a tremendous amount of joy, but their loss creates a deep sense of grief. This week, as we honor National Dog Day on August 26 and Grief Awareness Day on August 30, we’re looking at the complicated journey of pet loss. This week’s guest, Brittany Derrenbacher, has focused her mental health studies on the complicated journey of pet loss and is here to tell us more about how to navigate this journey.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- The “3 G’s” of pet loss.
- Why it’s so important to acknowledge the loss of our pets.
- The role of gratitude in grief.
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The loss of a pet can feel like losing a best friend or even a family member. This free four-week course will help guide you through the difficult emotions surrounding pet loss as we honor our pets’ memories, learn coping strategies, and begin to heal.
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