When we’re feeling overwhelmed by grief, just getting out of bed in the morning can feel like a Herculean effort. How are we supposed to face the day without that person in our lives?
The truth is, nothing and no one can make the pain go away entirely. But a few brilliant thinkers have written books on how to manage your grief a little better—and learn to carry on with a joyful, meaningful life.
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Grief Is Love: Living with Loss
By Marisa Renee Lee
A trusted grief expert explores what comes after death, and shows us that if we are able to own and honor what we’ve lost, we can experience a beautiful and joyful life in the midst of grief. Listen to our Book Bite summary, read by author Marisa Renee Lee, in the Next Big Idea App
Heartbreak: A Personal and Scientific Journey
By Florence Williams
A remarkable merging of science and self-discovery that will change the way we think about loneliness, health, and what it means to fall in and out of love. Listen to our Book Bite summary, read by author Florence Williams, in the Next Big Idea App
The Grieving Brain: The Surprising Science of How We Learn from Love and Loss
By Mary-Frances O’Connor
A renowned grief expert and neuroscientist shares surprising discoveries about what happens in our brain when we grieve, providing a new paradigm for understanding love, loss, and learning. Listen to our Book Bite summary, read by author Mary-Frances O’Connor, in the Next Big Idea App
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