What can we do when lightning strikes twice, maybe three times or more. Grieving multiple losses is far more common than you might imagine and guaranteed, over a lifetime we will all experience many losses, it's just a part of life. The best thing we can do, is deal with each loss as it happens because if we don't and another loss occurs, we can end up in grief overload.
Feelings of guilt can manifest itself in a multitude of ways, it can bring up feelings of regret, shame, anger, and doubt, as well as feelings of failure, inadequacy, and unworthiness.These feelings if left, can eventually impact your physical health and we don't want that.
After experiencing a major loss, life can feel uncertain and uncertainty can feel scary. Grief feels like fear because it can leave us reeling in uncertainty and when the worst happens to us and and the uncertainty kicks in, we start to question ourselves as life feels overwhelming and fear keeps us stuck.
This is our new and special end of the month episode called Love Notes. It's where you can write to a loved one as though they are still alive and tell them everything you appreciate about them. It's for any loss that you might have experienced be it, death, loss of a pet, loss of a job, aging, moving, abuse, miscarriage, or any other loss that still causes you pain when you think about it. Writing when we've experienced loss can help us to cope with our grief. This project is all about LOVE.
Sometimes people struggle with knowing how to grieve properly and how to share that with others in openness and vulnerability. When they struggle, freedom from emotional pain can feel far, far away, as life is different and they feel like they'll never find happiness again.
When your grieving the holidays can be especially difficult to face. Grief is the normal and natural response to the loss of someone or something important to you, and it can happen with any type of loss. This year has been hard for us all and coronavirus had certainly created a new reality for everyone.
It can be so hard when your heartbroken and left with belongings that you want to deal with, but it's too painful for you to even think about, and when you do, it triggers those emotions that are stressful and overwhelming . So what can you do when your feeling anxious by all the clutter?
Heartbreak is very much a universal experience and the intense heartache that follows a death, divorce, abuse, loss of a pet, job loss, or any other kind of loss, may leave you feeling like you'll never experience happiness again.
Grief is heavy and can become all to consuming. The pain you carry can feel way to much for you to carry alone, especially at this holiday time. But, it's OK not to feel OK, because nobody else knows how you feel and nobody knows the emotions that pull you down to the depths of despair.
No parent is ever prepared for a child's death, parents are simply not supposed to outlive their children. So when they lose a child they really are not just losing a person they loved, they are losing their years of hopes, dreams, and promises that they had so looked forward to.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.