Grief affects everyone in very different ways. 

This means that we have to learn to be caring, compassionate and kind to ourselves – and to others. Because grief can show up in a strange manner sometimes. Tears are the least strange – but what about when someone doesn’t or cannot cry?  Is that a problem? Should something be done? 

Take a look at the infographic of all the words associated with grief. You’ll see there are a myriad of emotions  - and THEY ARE ALL OKAY. They are only NOT okay if you think they are not.


If you are grieving a loss currently, or want to know more about grief, visit Jane's other site, where you'll get the opportunity to check out the first few chapters of her book Gifted By Grief: A True Story of Cancer, Loss and Rebirth, and learn more about the effects of grief from her blog posts.