Coping with Grief

Coping with Grief

Grief is a natural, human response. Its effects should never be underestimated. The loss of a loved one can be overwhelming, and it can cause a sense of grief that can often be incredibly hard to understand or cope with.

No one person suffers from grief in the same way. Its effects are often subtle and unavoidable, and it can cause any form of mental, physical, social, or emotional reaction. It is a process that requires substantial emotional and physical effort, and the grieving – and healing – process can take much time.

At Gatton Funerals, we appreciate how different cultures and religions may see death, loss and grief from different perspectives. Our caring and experienced funeral directors fully understand the effects of grief on people, and they are dedicated in assisting you in your time of need.

If you would like to talk to one of our caring funeral directors, please do not hesitate to contact us on (07) 5462 1808.

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MyGriefAssist is an online resource where noted Australian author and speaker on grief, Doris Zagdanksi, has drawn together a wealth of information that is vital for anyone coping with grief or helping someone to cope with grief. A former educator and involved in the funeral industry for more than 30 years, Doris has assisted people to move through grief of all types.

There is a broad range of information, inspirational books, quotes and media, and a series of practical fact sheets that speak plainly, helping you make sense of this challenging emotion.

You can visit the MyGriefAssist website here.

In the exclusive video feature 'Coping with your grief' by Doris Zagdanski the journey of grief is beautifully described complimented with photography and music.