Grief & Loss

“Bargaining & Negotiating Stage” of Grief

The third stage, bargaining, follows the anger stage very naturally. The normal reaction to the helplessness and vulnerability that comes through loss is an attempt to regain control. There are several ways that most choose to pursue to attempt to rebuild structure in life. Some models of the stages of grief will substitute the word “negotiate” for the term “bargain” …

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Grief & Loss

“Anger Stage” of Grief

Honor your anger by allowing yourself to feel angry. Angry at God, the world, the situation, other people, and yes even angry at yourself. Let out your anger. Talk it out verbally whether its talking to yourself, your pet, screaming out loud alone in your house or somewhere there are no people. Release it doing something physical – exercise, kickboxing, …

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Therapy

Am I a People Pleaser?

Here are some signs you might be a people pleaser you take care of everyone’s needs before your own you are always busy you are overly responsible you apologize “I’m sorry” for everything you worry that people won’t like you you can’t say no you judge yourself harshly you don’t voice your own opinion especially if it is different from …

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