We all experience loss. The manner and for how long we grieve is unique to each of us. I have journeyed with many of my clients during these times. I am often asked to help after that “feeling raw” phase has passed and an internal drive to move on begins to surface. It is during this time when I have seen amazing courage and healing take place. Witnessing this transformation is both humbling and awe-inspiring; it is in this state that vulnerabilities surface, choices are made, pain is felt and eventually, life goes on. This intimate journey is painful but necessary if there is to be growth.
Allow time for grief. Sometimes during the grieving process, there may be a desire to let go of things as quickly as possible. Whether this is the right decision is really up to each individual. What I have learned is that if adequate time is not given to grieving and things are let go of so as to not have to feel pain, more often than not, there is regret in what was let go. A peaceful letting go is worth the wait, if waiting is possible.