HERE2:7

grief

Grief Isn’t Something You Live Through, It’s Something You Live With

“Obstacles do not block the path, they are the path.” ~Zen proverb
I thought the concept of a “cold sweat” was unreal and paradoxical until the evening of August 27, 2014. That was my first cold sweat. My first of …
The post Grief Isn’t Something You Live Through, It’s Something You Live With appeared first on Tiny Buddha. …

0
Like
Save
Death is a Tragedy that Keeps Us Going: How it feels to experience loss for the first time

You’re reading Death is a Tragedy that Keeps Us Going: How it feels to experience loss for the first time, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you’re enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles.

“Don’t be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don’t have to live forever; you just have to live.” –Natalie Babbitt.
Summer 2018 was supposed to be thrilling. Summer 2018 was supposed to be the summer of freedom. But I was wrong.
I had recently graduated college and was excited to move back home to begin my next chapter. I was finally free, free from school. No more homework, no more stress, time to enter the real world and have some time to enjoy myself.
Early June, my friends went to the beach. All but one returned home. My friend was missing. 24 hours later, they found him at the bottom of a canal,…

0
Like
Save
Moving Through Grief: I’m Strong Because I Feel It All

“Grief is the last act of love we have to give to those we loved. Where there is deep grief, there was great love.” ~Unknown
It’s been almost six months now. Half of a year without my brother and the …
The post Moving Through Grief: I’m Strong Because I Feel It All appeared first on Tiny Buddha. …

0
Like
Save
You Have to Feel it to Heal It: The Only Way Out is Through

“Emotional pain cannot kill you, but running from it can. Allow. Embrace. Let yourself feel. Let yourself heal.” ~Vironika Tugaleva
I plodded up the half-mile hill that led to my house, my backpack weighing heavily on my shoulders in the …
The post You Have to Feel it to Heal It: The Only Way Out is Through appeared first on Tiny Buddha. …

0
Like
Save
How Social Media Is Helping Me Cope with Grief

“Grief, no matter where it comes from, can only be resolved by connecting to other people.” ~Thomas Horn
We had just landed in Chicago. I had spent the last three hours on a flight from New Jersey sitting next to …
The post How Social Media Is Helping Me Cope with Grief appeared first on Tiny Buddha. …

0
Like
Save
When You Reframe Your Breakup as an Opportunity, Everything Changes

“Sometimes the most uncomfortable learning is the most powerful.” ~Brené Brown
Seems impossible, doesn’t it?
How can you look at your breakup as an opportunity when it feels like someone cut your right arm off and ripped out your heart?…
The post When You Reframe Your Breakup as an Opportunity, Everything Changes appeared first on Tiny Buddha. …

0
Like
Save
Death is not a Dirty Word: Living with Grief

You’re reading Death is not a Dirty Word: Living with Grief, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you’re enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles.

After my husband died, I remember all the awkward moments when people avoided me – at my office, on the street and even friends who were uncomfortable talking about it.  At times I felt like I had a disease, and in a sense I did – I had been impacted by death and my world had been blown apart. If anyone got too close to me, death and all its sorrow might rub against them, too.
It’s true we live in a grief-phobic society. This means we often don’t talk about death and grief until our own world breaks apart with the loss of someone we love. It’s something that happens to other people—until it happens to you. 
If you’ve never experienced a shattering loss,…

0
Like
Save
How Journaling Helped Me Heal from Grief and How It Can Help You Too

“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.” ~C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed
The day I was told that the man I loved was going to die from cancer, I did two things: I made a pact …
The post How Journaling Helped Me Heal from Grief and How It Can Help You Too appeared first on Tiny Buddha. …

0
Like
Save