In life, it is hard to be part of any other person grieving process not unless you get an invitation asking you to be involved. It is important to know that you may fall victim of helpless and guilty when challenged by a death. You may also feel that you can't do much to comfort and assist the bereaved person. This is a general natural feeling, although there are certain ways by which you can employ to help in different levels of the grief process. You should always be a supporter; understand that you are present to be leaned upon. Be helpful in practical activities such as giving funeral details, providing meals and being a partaker of confusing tasks that arise after death.
A person suffering from grief need to be listened to. Be ready to accept a friends need to pour out emotions and to give repeated tales about life and death of their loved ones. People are always ready to talk about their experience of loss. Furthermore, you have to be a friend for you to help a friend undergoing grief. Help the people get back in touch and acceptance of the world around them. A friend will be one who encouraging involvement in hobbies, special interest groups and social activities among others. Only a few people are in a position to cope with the pain of bereavement. They are particularly ready to share their pain and loss. It is an usual and crucial section of the process. Nevertheless if the stress is extreme, guide them in getting professional support and help needed by the bereaved.
When a friend or a relative dies in a disaster such as bushfire or flood, it can be much harder to cope with. Disasters always occur unexpectedly, thus you do not have time to get prepared. A disaster not only have an effect on you, but also on the community, family and friends. Dealing with any kind of disaster is difficult enough to stress you up. Coping with the loss of a loved one or a friend, the loss of your school or home, or any major disruptions during life can pile to the existing emotional stress. Establish a new beginning when the grief becomes less severe, get back to your usual activities that you might have dropped and assign yourself something new. For instance, developing a new relationship at a considerate pace.
Grief lasts long just like the way you can adjust to changes in life once you suffer a loss. It has no fixed timetable; emotions, thoughts, behaviors and other kind of responses may arise and go.A lot of people write books about grief occurrence in stages, however, it is more of the cycles that come and go. Nevertheless, this is dependent on your occupation and any triggers which evoke the remembrance of a deceased person. Everybody fears and hate loss of companionship or changes which might take effect on our lives over time. But in the final end, dealing effectively with the bereavement is crucial to a the mental health of a grieving individual.
Author Renee' Sunday
Author Renee' Sunday