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, http://www.giftedbygrief.com 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.