On grief and grieving December 6, 2015 – Posted in: Advice, Relationships – Tags: acceptance, grief, grieving, peace
I have several clients at the moment who are grieving. Some are grieving people, some are grieving the loss of a job or a relationship. One is grieving the loss of his independence.
Whatever we grieve it’s vital to understand that it’s a process and one that can’t be rushed or forced.
There are 5 well-known stages of grief that we work though slowly – sometimes in a linear fashion, sometimes all over the place – but work through them we must.
The stages are:
So, if you are grieving then try to understand what stage you’re at and then be kind to yourself as you experience that stage. Accepting the process will lead to acceptance of the loss. And with acceptance you will have peace.