Stages of Grief

The loss of a loved one or an important relationship affects people in different ways. The following are the 5 Stages of Grief introduced by Elizabeth Kuble-Ross in her 1969 book On Death and Dying, which can give you a better idea of what you can expect if you’re experiencing grief.

The 5 stages of grief:
1. SHOCK-DENIAL
2. ANGER
3. NEGOTIATION
4. SADNESS
5. ACCEPTANCE

How to confront and overcome grief?
The best way to overcome grief, is, on the one hand, given the right to have it. It is natural to feel the urge to mourn, to stay in bed, doing nothing. This addition to natural, necessary, therefore forced to leave this state alone would make the grieving person spend much more energy than it currently has.
On the other hand, is good at the moment, use the affections so that they can provide necessary support. Going to friends and family, only to be heard or just being together. Known ones is crucial in times of mourning, in grief that is the order of the day. This company should not be to try to get the person of your state of mourning, but simply to follow and listen, without forcing anything.

Finally, it is important to emphasize that the loss of a loved one and the grieving process, especially in the early days, you should not make important decisions, such as selling or purchase items, drop off or take a job, moving or invest large sums of money on something. In the early days of a duel, is in a state in which it is impossible to make good decisions, because the psyche of the person is not ready for it. It is highly likely that decisions are wrong or out of place, for example, sell a property at a price much lower than it is actually worth.
Therefore, and as general premises, in a grieving process should be accompanied, listen, use affects not make important decisions and, as a fundamental point, keep in mind that every grieving process ends at some point, the feeling bad is not forever.

The more significant the loss, the more intense the pain. If you are experiencing difficulties facing a loss, you could use the help of a professional who teach you tools that can help you deal with the pain of losing someone important in your life.

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