We're in a global pandemic, and a lot of us are feeling scared right now.
But we're also feeling sad, anxious, angry, lonely — and many other emotions, too.
Experts believe it's because we're experiencing grief and all the feelings that come with that. We’re grieving the lives we had before the COVID-19 pandemic forced many of us into isolation.
MPR News host Angela Davis dives into what this particular type of grief looks like, and how we can lessen it during a difficult time.
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David Kessler is a Los Angeles-based grief expert who has written six books on the topic, including “Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief,” his most recent.
Joel Jueckstock is manager of spiritual care and pastoral education for Allina Health’s north region. He has been a chaplain for a decade and wrote his Ph.D. thesis on grief. He works at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids.
Use the audio player above to listen to the program.