What To Do When Work Disappoints

Author:
Meryl Herr
Date:
September 14, 2022
Type:

We all know that work can at times be hard. However, it may be more difficult to recognise loss and grief at work. Meryl gives helpful ways to identify our grief and what we can do with it for a more productive work life.

"Some days, my work bag is ridiculously heavy. But even when it sits empty on the floor, I can still carry something weighty with me to work every day—grief. We often associate grief with the death of a loved one. But we can experience grief as a result of all sorts of losses, even losses we experience in our work."

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