We talk to Jillian Rosoff, a licensed psychotherapist specialising in grief, loss, and life transitions.
1:31 - Radical Candor in the Rosoff household.
2:08 - what drew Jillian to grief counselling.
4:30 - people are scared to talk about death.
7:06 - what to say when someone is grieving.
9:47 - we will all say the wrong thing at some point.
10:50 - people get less support during grief than we think.
12:25 - avoiding resentment when people don't reach out.
14:39 - when the platitudes don't fit.
16:40 - don't give advice.
17:59 - we grieve in context.
19:50 - different styles of grieving.
20:45 - grief has more emotions than sadness.
21:54 - can grief lead people to detrimental paths?
24:41 - healthy ways to deal with grief.
26:27 - scared to be in the present because that's where the emotions are.
28:09 - how to stay calm and take care of yourself to help others?
32:55 - not feeling the "right" emotions when grieving.
35:06 - what value does a grief counsellor add?
37:48 - kids communicate through play.
41:51 - people can have very different rituals when grieving someone.
44:28 - the impact of not being able to attend funerals during COVID.
48:48 - we only know how to live if we've been confronted with death.
51:02 - the power of humour.
55:40 - feeling like we have to be strong for others.
1:0:24 - enjoying the present vs reminiscing about the past.
1:01:55 - what is most important when people look back on their life?
1:03:23 - sharing our stories can be a way to connect with each other.
1:06:00 - connect with Jillian.
You can find more detailed show notes with links to references at: https://candourpodcast.com/jillian-rosoff/