Yesterday I got a phone call to tell me that the mum of a close friend had died suddenly.
It was a shock. She was a wonderful woman and will be missed by many.
Loss of any kind is difficult to deal with but coming to terms with losing a loved one is one of the most difficult things we have to deal with in life.
It doesn’t matter whether it is sudden or expected, the emotions we feel in the aftermath are wide ranging.
The most important thing to know about dealing with loss is that there is no right or wrong way of doing so. Each of us are different and therefore will be affected in different ways, but ultimately grief consists of several key emotions. [Read more…] about How to deal with losing a loved one.