The Beginning of a New Phase
Coping with grief
The funeral is the beginning of a new phase.
It will introduce a number of emotions which you may have tried to hide.
Below is a guide to the five stages of grief and the emotions which you may need to address in the aftermath of the death of a loved one.
Why did this happen? Why did it happen now? Life can make no sense sometimes. It’s a question that millions have asked after the death of a loved one. It’s a normal and healthy part of the healing process.
You may feel compelled to blame others or yourself. The anger is natural and it’s something to hold onto in the midst of chaos. You’re feeling stressed as well which can add to the anger. It’s a bridge toward moving ahead and it should be felt rather than suppressed, with safe and healthy outlets.