Grief is something we all encounter. Whether it's losing a loved one, a friend, a job and everything else, loss can have a profound effect on us and our brains. Dr Lisa Shulman has delved into the notion of loss and grief and their impacts upon the brain in her book Before and After Loss: A Neurologist's Perspective on Loss, Grief and the Brain.
Death is the ubiquitous spectre waiting to affect us all and while we cannot avoid it, we can try to understand it a little better
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Being nice is underrated.
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Rest easy Tim and be assured that you have touched the lives of many people... most of whom you never met
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I think of my grief as the 8th dwarf. The bitter one that got rejected for the casting call for Snow White.