Though we know that grief doesn’t happen in “stages,” Claire Bidwell Smith’s Anxiety: The Missing Stage of Grief shines a light on the experience of anxiety that some may experience very intensely after a loss. Smith is a mental health therapist based out of South Carolina who has done years of research regarding the sometimes-debilitating feelings of anxiety after a loss. Whether it’s anxiety about the loss itself, what the future may hold, or even if you’re not sure why you’re feeling so anxious. . .this is the book for you!
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