When someone passes on, the loved ones often ask: Can I and should I tap on grief? Is grief not a necessary feeling, an important part of life and of honoring the person we lost? Is it truly appropriate – and possible – to tap on it and let it go? There is a part of grief, that has truly to do with the loved one: Missing the person or animal, remembering all the wonderful things about him or her. Grief is a very powerful and honorable feeling that allows us to be honest with our feelings and our love and appreciation. Grief allows us to find closure.
But there is a part of grief that has to do with something else: Many of the people that I work with with grief actually feel regrets, guilt, fear of the future, loss of meaning in life, anger at someone or something, …Read More