Cutting Loss Down to Size: Psycho-babble


Words of wisdom from the "experts"

This is my tongue-in-cheek name for the part of the blog where I share scientifically-grounded information about topics of interest to those of us dealing with losses. Since I have a personal bias (i.e. embrace your pain, don’t hide from it), most of what you read here will reflect that perspective. But, hey, isn’t it comforting to know that greater minds than mine are talking the same talk?

Borchard, Therese J. 7 Good Reasons to Cry: The Healing Properties of Tears. July 20, 2014. You are shedding those tears for good, sound reasons. Go ahead and cry!

Sharma, Vijai. Yoga, Living, and Chronic Illness. Sept., 2013.
Dr. Sharma, a clinical psychologist with 30 years’ experience, writes on a variety of topics. For those of you being asked “aren’t you over this yet?”, you may find his article “How Long Does Active Grieving Last” helpful. FYI: you are not crazy, and it does take time!