A close family member recently passed away and my grief is reflected in my work. I’ve started making careless mistakes, I can’t focus, and I find it impossible to put in a full day’s work. How long did grief impact your research?

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Grief is natural and it isn't something we should shy away from. Processing our grief organically is imperative to make sure you're performing well at your job. Is it possible for you to take some time off to reflect on your feelings and coming back to work when you're feeling better?

Grieving in each person is different, several weeks is normal but I recommend you seek help if you feel it is affecting you more than it should. In my case I realized I needed professional help after 6 months. needed professional help after 6 months.

We all grieve differently, so we can't really give you a straightforward answer as to how long it'll take to heal. You can do things to help the healing process like speaking to a professional and taking some time off work but you shouldn't push away the feelings. It's natural to mourn the loss of a loved one

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