Everyone will experience grief in our lifetime; there is no way around this. Since no two people are the same, we all deal with grief in our own way. Some people cry, others become isolated, and some of us find solace in remembering what caused the grief.
How often have you heard a person say, “I’m so anxious” or “I’m just so worried about…”? Or what about the catch phrase “I have butterflies every time I think about…”? These statements are associated with very common emotions that we all feel from time to time – especially when we embark upon a new venture or lifestyle change.
Believe it or not, everyone experiences the “blues” from time to time. In fact, it is a normal part of life. When you think about all of life’s stressors such as losing your job, losing a close friend or family member, or dealing with a wayward child, you have reason to feel temporarily weighed down.
"My heart aches." "It's too much to bear." "I don't know how I'll get through this." These are statements frequently made by someone grieving a loss or death. Maybe these ring true for you. Grief can bring on devastatingly painful emotions. So much so that you might wonder if you're "going crazy." No, you're not crazy –...