Category Archives: Grief

The Physical Pain of Grief…

Definition of pain (n) Bing Dictionary pain [ payn ] unpleasant physical sensation: the acutely unpleasant physical discomfort experienced by somebody who is violently struck, injured, or ill feeling of discomfort: a sensation of pain in a particular part of … Continue reading

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The *How* of Grief….

Definition of emotion (n) Bing Dictionary e·mo·tion [ i mṓsh’n ] heightened feeling: a strong feeling about somebody or something agitation caused by strong feelings: agitation or disturbance caused by strong feelings As I’ve said before, grief effects us each differently based on … Continue reading

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Translating: “Normal” Grief – Part I

nor·mal   adjective 1.   conforming to the standard or the common type; usual; not abnormal; regular; natural. [This definition is from http://www.dictionary.reference.com.%5D Hmmm…’Conforming to the standard’?  ‘Common type?  Usual?  In relation to grief?  Nope.  Grief is at times messy, chaotic, overwhelming, enlightening, educational, relieving, painful, etc. etc. etc.  There is nothing standard … Continue reading

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