Every person will experience loss at some time in their life. In turn, every person will experience grief. The emotions of grief arrive unbidden and often catch a person off guard. Therefore, grief is usually judged as a negative experience; an experience to be toughed out. And yet, grief is a natural and healthy response to loss. So how does a person actively grieve the many expected and unexpected losses they encounter throughout their lifetime? The principles and practices offered in this paper relate to grieving any loss encountered over a life time. Even so, the timing of this paper relates particularly to the lived experience of the covid-19 pandemic. Due to the pandemic, societies across the globe have been thrust into a strange and somewhat disorientating time. Without warning or time to prepare, humanity has endured the many changes that physical distancing has brought into daily life. With change comes a sense of loss . . . and grief.