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Life seemed to be going great. It was like living with high definition vision and stellar graphics. Once a loss happens, it’s like experiencing life in black and white. It seems like life will never have that high definition quality again, because the color was taken away when you lost something or someone really important to you. So, how do I get the color and high definition back in my life? Together, we will create a bridge to get you back to where you want to be and regain peace and direction after a loss.
We experience grief and loss in multiple ways such as:
Some of the most common emotional experiences that come with grief and loss are modeled by Kubler-Ross stages of Grief. Although it has set stages, it’s very common to experience them in a different order.
Trying to avoid the inevitable
Feeling avoidance, confusion, fear, numbness and blame
Frustrated outpouring of bottled-up emotions
Feeling frustration, anxiety, irritation, embarrassment, shame
Seeking in vain for a way out
Reaching out to others, desire to tell one’s story, struggle to find meaning for what has happened
Final realization of the inevitable
Overwhelmed, blahs, lack of energy, helplessness
Finally finding the way forward
Exploring options, a new plan in place