Posts Tagged ‘grieving’

Grieving The Lives We Had Before COVID-19

Grief is not limited to the death of someone we loved or cared for. Grief can show up in our lives for other things lost like a job, financial security, and an overall way of life. Giving ourselves permission to label the life we had pre-Coronavirus means we then allow ourselves to grieve; to properly…

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Why It’s Okay to Be Angry About Coronavirus and What to Do About It

Anger is defined as a strong feeling that people get when something unfair, painful, or bad happens. It is often considered a secondary emotion because we typically experience anger as a way to protect ourselves from other vulnerable feelings. We usually feel something else first like fear, hurt, rejection, frustration, or sadness. Anger emerges as…

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7 Easy Ways to Modify Stress-Related Coping Strategies, During COVID-19

The unknowns that lie ahead may not only serve to elevate already stressful circumstances, but can also beg the question, “how?” How can we adjust some of our favorite or most reliable coping mechanisms if we aren’t able to go the gym, out to an event, or socialize with friends? Here are seven ways you…

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An Open Letter To Those Grieving a Covid-19 Death

April 2020 Dear Grieving Family and Friends, I know you are in pain. It’s difficult when someone we love dies. And, it is even harder when we don’t get a chance to say goodbye. I am sure it feels like you are surrounded by loss. Everywhere you turn, it’s there. It’s on the TV, it’s…

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