We are creatures of habit and if we are not in a state of awareness and consciously choose our habits on purpose other habits, possibly bad habits, will settle in and take root. Take our frenemy STRESS – stress is great at inviting unhealthy habits into our lives, especially when we aren’t looking! Then, it
Having a high level of emotional intelligence is more valuable than being the smartest in the class when is comes to comforting others who are hurting. Feel from the heart rather than think from the brain. Listening is more important than talking in efforts of simply filling the awkward space of silence. Here is a
It is very important to both the griever and the friends to read this article. When someone is hurting, most of us only want to comfort them. However, in our efforts of doing so, quite the opposite can happen. Be aware of traditional cliches and the possibility of offending your family or friend. Read on
Throughout the years, I have been blessed by walking with so many on their journey of loss, grief and mourning and helping them reach the path of healing. I have also been blessed with a voice to advocate for the griever and educate the non-grievers/companions on how to help their friends and loved ones
15 Ways to Find Healing in Suffering – Embrace, Engage, and Connect
To heal healthily and most effectively one must allow the emotions and thoughts to be felt and expressed while your head and heart have become temporarily disconnected. Losing someone very close and dear to you is going to hurt. There is no way
Men and women grieve differently, not because of gender, but because of the masculine/feminine parts of the brain and societal conditioning/stigmas. In all actuality, EVERYONE grieves differently. One’s grief is as unique as the relationship with the loved one.
The masculine part of the brain tends to process grief with action, doing, fixing, like