This page answers frequently asked questions about grief and provides helpful information to help you understand our service.
A grief recovery coach provides guidance, support and resources to assist those who are grieving. Services may include helping with feelings of guilt and regret. Exploring the relationship of your lost, honouring and memorializing the loss. And coping with unexpected changes, and rebuilding resilience following a death.
There is no single approach for dealing with grief. Different activities can provide comfort and connection and help the healing process. These activities might include mindful meditation, exercise, writing a journal, connecting with nature, deep breathing exercises. Or seeking social support, talking to a professional, and engaging in meaningful activities that help you remember your loved one.
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Grief recovery coaching is not traditional therapy. While both provide support to individuals experiencing grief and loss. A grief recovery coach takes a more active approach to helping clients move through their emotional pain and find hope. Grief recovery coaches also focus on helping clients build resilience, increase self-awareness and make positive changes to their lives.
The Grief Recovery Method is used by Coaches and Therapists worldwide. And research conducted by Kent State University has shown, the Grief Recovery Method approach. To helping grievers deal with the pain of emotional loss in any relationship is “Evidence-Based” and effective, which is a testament to its efficacy. This program is the only Grief Support Program to have received this distinction of being evidence-based.
Complicated grief is much more than feeling sad. And is characterized by persistent, strong and intrusive thoughts of the lost loved one. Other signs include avoiding reminders of the person, extreme guilt and anger. Difficulty functioning at work or socially, and constant numbness or feeling disconnected from those around you.
If you are finding it difficult to cope with grief, it is important to seek support from friends, family, or a professional. Additionally, there are a few self-care practices that may help. Such as talking about your feelings, practicing mindfulness, engaging in physical activity. And reaching out for help, treating yourself with compassion and kindness. And taking time to relax and rest.
Each person’s grief journey is unique, so it’s important to provide respect and understanding. The best way to support someone who is grieving is to listen without judgment and allow them to express their emotions. Provide practical help, be patient, and check in with them frequently.
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Honouring and memorializing a loved one is an important part of the grief process. Ways to honour them may include writing a letter, creating a tribute video or photo album and visiting their resting place. Or planting a tree or garden, volunteering in their memory, and participating in activities they enjoyed.
Grieving is a natural and necessary process. It is important to recognize when and how to safely move forward with your life. Signs that you may be ready to move forward include feeling a sense of acceptance. Allowing yourself to let go and experience joy again, recognizing that life is still meaningful. And being able to talk about your loved one without overwhelming emotion.
Yes. Grief recovery coaching can help you cope with the emotions of grief. Rebuild resilience, and rediscover hope and meaning in life. Through intentional conversations and use of tools, a grief recovery coach can help you create space for healing. And peace and find hope for the future.
Coaching is beneficial and suited to most people. And it’s really a matter of figuring out what you want from grief coaching. There are so many options when it comes to what you want that only you have the answer. The best way to find that out is coaching a fit for you is to give us a call or pop us an email: 087 995 0035 or email@example.com
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