Freedom to Grieve

Protecting grief from "closure," consumerism, politics, and other cultural distortions

Learning to Float in Grief

Face the pain long enough to be able to look around and see that joy and life remain. You can learn to float while immersed in grief. Read More

Distract is the Key!

In order to get rid of grief, it is best to distract your mind. Try doing your hobby with others, involve in the best activity of your choice with a team, or go for a group meditation. If nothing, just go out and help others - may be a non-cash service in orphanage.

This article is so good. The

This article is so good. The idea of learning to float while immersed in grief was so helpful to me.

I am thankful you found it

I am thankful you found it helpful! Thanks for your comment. Nancy

I love the comment, when

I love the comment, when grief comes you invite it for coffee not lunch. When I feel sad I cry then I dry my eyes and move on with the day.

Thank you for sharing your

Thank you for sharing your own insights on grief. Crying can indeed help. Take care. Nancy

yes

how can you grieve when they pump you full with antidepressants.?It gives you a false sense of security.

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how can you grieve when they pump you full with antidepressants.?It gives you a false sense of security.

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Nancy Berns, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Drake University and the author of Closure: The Rush to End Grief and What It Costs Us.

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