While grief and loss are a natural part of life, it is a process that we often don’t know how to navigate. When hit with grief, our emotions are deep and complex and layered on top of each other. We can often feel like our entire world has been turned upside down and that we will never experience happiness and joy again. Learning how to make our way through the grief process so that we can be stronger and truly live a life of joy and happiness once again can be difficult, but it is most definitely possible. Come listen to Stephanie Pickle as she relates her own journey through grief and loss and what she has learned from those experiences that now help her as she coaches her clients. You don’t have to suffer alone and there is help for you. This is an episode you don’t want to miss.
- When you lose someone close to you it is helpful in your grief process to find someone who has gone through a loss as well but who is a step ahead of you.
- As a coach, our job is not to cry with you in your grief, but to hear you and support you in that grief.
- There are a lot of emotions wrapped up in grief. Anxiety, fear, shame, and regret.
- The Guilt Hangover – when you experience joy in your life and then you feel like you shouldn’t feel joy because your loved one isn’t there to experience it as well.
- Fear is so big after loss. There is fear of more loss and fear fro your own safety.
- Grief is not exclusive to death. We can feel it whenever we have a loss of an expected outcome.
- When dealing with grief and all the emotions, you need to take the time to really feel and understand your emotions and identify them.
- Everyone has a very unique path through grief and we need to honor that for ourselves and for others.
- You are a different person after loss. You need to give yourself permission to take the time you need to grieve.
- Once you realize what a mess you are in your grief process, that is when you can start moving forward and getting the help you need.
- Seeking help in grief is our part in allowing the Savior to help us in this process.
- If you have experienced a loss, have you allowed yourself to morn that loss? If not, how do you think you could allow yourself to mourn now?
- It’s never too late to get help in grief. If you still feel like you have grief to work through, what is holding you back from getting the help you need?
- What have been the main emotions you have experienced in your grief process? What are the thoughts that are creating those feelings?