How Three Changes Can Reshape Your Grief

Grief is seldom considered a growth experience, especially when you are grieving. However, since the nature of grief changes over time, and we realize it is an ongoing process not a static place to stay, the realization hits that somehow we have to adapt. But how? Life is devoid of meaning and just isn’t the same anymore. And that is exactly your point of departure in growing through grief and using the experience as a steppingstone and not a stumbling block. Continue reading

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Stages of Grief and Symptoms

Grief is a natural process that follows such a loss can seem intolerable; we feel grief after having the various conflicting feelings. Especially due to the death of a loved one, relationship breakup, divorce, loss of pleasure from regular activities, guilt, depression, bargaining, anger, sadness, helplessness, fatigue, terror, etc. Continue reading

What Does Spiritual Wellness Mean?

Life is full of challenges. Your mental, physical, emotional and spiritual wellness is important for balance during these challenges. People may be conscious of spiritual wellness, but not know what spiritual wellness means. Without an understanding of spiritual wellness, a part of the overall balance is missing. And it’s necessary for the handling of your many challenges. Continue reading

Books on Grief Recovery

The loss of life always brings extreme emotional pain and sorrow. Luckily, the Internet is full of books on grief and loss. These books discuss the concept of grieving from various angles. From theological point of view, death is just a natural progression for living beings; making death an inevitable force. However, this is not just the end of life but only moving on to an afterlife that is vastly dependent on how you have been on Earth. If you are a person of faith, then this idea can bring you comfort. Extensive reading of books on grief and loss can help you understand these concepts and make your life a little easier to deal with. Continue reading

What Do Kids Understand About Grief?

Children and adolescents will need help understanding death and grief, This help will come from parents, caregivers, family members, friends, teachers and other supportive caring adults. Adults providing support for a grieving child should provide safe places for him or her to grieve. Youth need acceptance from adults of their unique grief journey in a nonjudgmental way. Sensitive and supporting adults will help kids understand that his or her grief is a journey and not a one-time or short duration event. Continue reading

Efficient Ways To Deal With Your Grief

There are no magical methods or definitive answers on how to deal with grief. However, with each other’s experience from grief healing, it is possible to help each other in those times when we are having a difficult time. Here are some of the Practical Ways To Deal With Your Grief.

Try not to isolate yourself from anyone because if you do, you will face depression, which may get too extreme for you to handle. Seek the company of other family members who share your pain. Sit and talk about your loved one and make sure you include the good memories that will put a smile on your face. Continue reading