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Coping with grief

After a loss, the pain can feel overwhelming. It's hard to know what steps to take next or how to return to 'normal.' Coping with grief means finding the systems and structures that work for you.

Different types of grief

While we all have our own ideas of what grief looks like, it doesn't actually look any specific way. There are many different types of grief, and everyone experiences these types differently. Grief is a psychological and physical reaction to loss. This could be something you experience after a death, but it can also happen because of anything else in your life, like losing a job or a experiencing a breakup.

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Tips for dealing with grief

Everyone experiences grief differently, and it's not a linear experience. Though there are different stages to grief, you might experience them differently or in a unique order. Ultimately, it's important to find your own healing path on your grief journey. By learning from experts and mental health professionals, you can discover what works best for you and your situation. There are so many different types of strength after loss. You're already taking the first step.

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All Articles about Coping with grief

15 Best Children's Books About Grief, Loss & Death

By Belinda McLeod, BA in Secondary Education

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By Erin Coriell, BA in Mass Communication/Media Studies

14 Best Pet Loss Books to Help Bring You Comfort

By Belinda McLeod, BA in Secondary Education

16 Best Christian Books on Dealing with Grief

By Lauren Hannon, BA in Communication and Media Studies

25+ Best Movies About Death and Grief

By Sheree McDonald, BA, MA

15+ Beautiful Prayers for the Loss of a Mother

By Cassie Barthuly, BA in English

12 Best Free or Affordable Online Grief Support Groups

By Laura Leavitt, MA in Rhetoric and Composition

17 Popular Symbols of Death & Mourning

By Sam Tetrault, BA in English

The Five Stages of Grief Explained (With Examples)

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

22 Powerful Bible Verses About Grief, Mourning & Loss

By Belinda McLeod, BA in Secondary Education