How to Deal with Grief and Loss

How to Deal with Grief and Loss

It's an inevitable truth of life: You will experience loss. Whether it be the death of a family member or pet, a break-up or losing a job, loss and the grief that follows can feel like a night with no dawn. But, for every loss we encounter is another chance to appreciate the brevity of life, serving as a reminder to carpe diem.

Often before gaining wisdom from a loss comes the grieving process. Research shows that grief is a complex recipe of emotions stemming from physical, emotional and mental responses to loss. Interestingly enough, science also notes these same responses and grieving behaviors in animals. Explore this playlist to learn more about the social and psychological reactions to grief, and how to bounce back.

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