1. Do not let your thoughts turn into action without the full consent. The negative thoughts to intrude into the most experience of loss. We tend to remember what we lose, and forward all the real and imaginary obstacles that must be addressed. This is done by a climate of fear and confusion that maximizes our concern. Then the universal law of entry into force: what we focus on expands. In this case, fear is growing, and the obstacles seem insurmountable. There is nothing wrong with the fear of facing the new and this is the way to deal with it.
Being supportive of a co-worker or employee who is grieving a loss can be very helpful for the grieving person. Knowing friends, family, co-workers and employers are thinking of them and wishing them support can provide comfort to someone grieving a loss.
Here are some suggestions of ways to help a grieving co-worker. Continue reading
There are several aspects of grief that we need to keep in mind.
1. Spiritual persons also experience the pain of loss
A spiritual person is not immune to the pain caused by the experience of loss. The spiritual, physical and biological processes that occur after loss are similar in most persons. The pain of losing someone you love is just as real for the spiritually in tune as well as for those who are not. However spirituality can de deepened and refined by the grief process. Continue reading
1. Writing a journal helped many express themselves in a way that they couldn’t verbally. The real deep and dark side of grief I wrote down. It was an immensely therapeutic process.
2. Life WILL BE upside down for you. However, as much as possible, try and carry on your routine, its vitally important to keep some parts of your life as close to normal as possible.
3. Find time to both face your thoughts and fears and balance this with a time to relax a little and escape those fears. This gives you an element of control over something that you feel powerless against. Continue reading
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
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
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