How do you help a grieving friend?

Have you ever wondered what to say to a friend who is grieving? Have you ever felt uncomfortable in the face of their grief? Have you ever just wanted to make their pain go away but not known how.

In this short, animated clip by Bren√© Brown, she clearly explains why it is not helpful to try to support your grieving friend by simply placating them or distracting them. The key is to be there for them and to acknowledge their pain. It’s not easy, but it is that simple.