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The Subtle Art of Dealing with Grief

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  Dealing with Grief An esteemed subscriber to this blog reached out to me a few days ago to find out if I could write something about Grief. I responded that I would definitely write on the topic since it is a subject that has affected each and every one of us in one way or the other. Contrary to what many people believe, grief isn’t just about losing a loved one to the cold hands of death. Grief could come from losing something else you previously had and cherish so much. For some, it could come from a broken relationship, loss of a job or even losing contact with close friends. MedicineNet , defines Grief as “The normal process of reacting to a loss. The loss may be physical (such as a death), social (such as divorce), or occupational (such as a job). Emotional reactions of  grief  can include anger, guilt,  anxiety , sadness, and despair. Physical reactions of grief can include  sleeping problems , changes in appetite, physical problems, or illness.” Since we are on the sam