I held back, not wanting to feel. I held back, protecting my innocence and my purity. I held back, fearing the wrath of emotion. I held back, forging a defense. I held back when I was happy and I held back when I was sad. I held back until you touched me and scattered my … Continue reading I held back..
Five stages of Grief
This video covers a portion of Elizabeth Kubler Ross's work on grief, death and dying. The video talks about an individual's response to death & dying. Five stages of grief include: 1) Denial 2) Anger 3) Bargaining 4) Depression 5) Acceptance I draw from her work to support my clients through the process of grieving … Continue reading Five stages of Grief
Allow yourself to grieve
Allow yourself to grieve. Grief is a natural response to any kind of loss. Loss of a loved one, losing your sense of identity, or even a perceived sense of loss. It is hard to lose someone who has lived and now is not around. It is sometimes harder to let go of the losses … Continue reading Allow yourself to grieve
What we hide does find a way out!
Don't ask me why but today while reading the DSM IV-TR (Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) I came across a whole spectrum of disorders that originate from not wanting to acknowledge the negative that exists in and around us. This could be negative emotions i.e. fear, jealousy, anger, insecurity, feeling blue etc. or undesired … Continue reading What we hide does find a way out!