This ‘ball and the box’ analogy of grief went viral because it struck a chord with so many people

A woman called Lauren Herschel shared this ‘ball and the box’ analogy for grief that was once given to her by her doctor after she was out shopping and spotted someone who reminded her of her grandma.

And the number of people who liked it and shared it suggests it wasn’t just Lauren who found it useful.

And here are just a few of the things people were saying about it.

To conclude …

And this.