Give Grief a Chance Podcast
A podcast about bringing grief awareness out into the open. A project to help people connect, and share their experiences with grief and loss
Death and divorce are natural parts of life, but if death happens suddenly or unexpectedly such as with a car accident or suicide, that traumatic experience and the grief of the loss can totally overwhelm you and consume your thoughts and mind. The longer you keep those feelings bottled up, that traumatic event will affect your life in many areas and we don't want that to happen.
Feelings are vibrations in our body that cause sensations, and those feelings can become so familiar to us because our past memories are easy to recall. Now, those feelings are not a problem when they are felt and dealt with, it's when we try to avoid and push them within that they can affect us in a negative way.
For many people letting go of youth can be heartbreaking. And if you believe what we see in the movies and on TV then, life practically ends at a very young age. We have to take responsibility for our own health and happiness no matter what age, if we don’t then we add more grief to our lives.
When I experienced multiple losses, those deaths helped me to accept and understand that death is part of living. They allowed me to remember what is really important in my life, and live each day as if it matters, grow spiritually and emotionally, and become more of who I am meant to be.
Randi has metastatic breast cancer that she has been fighting for almost five years. Currently her tumor markers have been elevating and she is about to start chemo number twelve. Randi openly shares her story of living and dealing with breast cancer, and how it has never stopped her from doing the things that she enjoys the most.
We bond with our pets in such a deep and meaningful way. For some people they feel that the loss of their furry companion is the hardest thing that they will ever have to go through and many people never seem to be able to move on with life after their pet has gone.
Adding hypnosis techniques to your recovery process can help to reduce the intensity of your grief, it can help you to find compassion for yourself so you can create a loving a healthy self-care routine. It guides you to find moments of peace and calm and truly aids you on your healing journey.
Unresolved grief is the continual feelings of emotional pain, and if you have never dealt with your past losses or you do not deal with the loss that you're experiencing now. Then that pain will stay with you for years, and it can show up in many different areas of your life and in many different ways.
I think we can all agree that hardly a day passes by without us hearing of yet another case of sexual harassment on the news. And while we are bombarded with coverage about the accuser, very little is said about the emotional pain of the victims.
Coping with anticipatory grief is no different than coping with the grief you feel after someone dies. However, it does present some challenges as grieving can start before the loss occurs, and some people find themselves grieving for years.
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