Distraction as…an Ally?

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The 3rd phase of grief is what I call the “3 D’s: Distraction, Depression, Detachment.” The three D’s often weave in and out and play off of one another. When feeling depressed, you might notice how prominent distraction and detachment are. They rumble loudly within the psyche, amplifying day-to-day frictions. Depression rarely shows up without a sense of being detached and distracted…

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Edy Nathan

Edy Nathan

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Author of “It’s Grief: The Dance of Self-Discovery Through Trauma and Loss” | Blogger for Psychology Today, Thrive Health | Psychotherapist | amzn.to/30vkR2W📕