Episode 84 Grief Recovery with Stephen Moeller
Grief and loss need no description. We have all felt it with the loss of a family member, a job, through illness or other life experiences. What we don’t realize is how ill equipt we are to deal with it. The Grief Recovery Institute has a clear laid out handbook that can help anyone see the happy memories and the brighter side of grief.
Topics Covered In This Episode:
- Can you tell us what grief is?
- Is loss of a loved one the only time we grieve?
- What does it mean to “recover” from grief?
- What are common responses to grief?
- Is there an appropriate time to seek help for grief?
- Is there a way to approach grief in the cases of tragic circumstances?
- Why aren’t we more prepared to deal with loss in our society?
- Are there some pieces of misinformation that we all have heard about grief?
- How are these harmful?
- From personal experience, it seems that most people are just at a loss of what to do or say when someone is grieving.
- What are helpful things we can say or do for someone that is grieving?
- How does unresolved grief affect us?
- How do we choose to recover?
- The book mentions that grievers must recognize that others aren’t responsible for their feelings.
- How is it helpful to find someone to help with grief?
- What are short-term energy relievers?
- What’s a loss history graph?
- What is incompleteness?
- What are some of the workbook thoughts on approaching grief?
- How can someone get more information?