Working Through Collective Grief

April 13, 2020

What we’re dealing with right now on a global scale is a wide range of emotions that largely come down to….grief.  

This is obviously complex on so many different levels, but ultimately we’re grieving in all kinds of different ways.

The grief of normalcy.  The grief of our old routines and lives.  The grief of being separated from loved ones, human touch, and everyday interactions we’ve always taken for granted.  The grief of our entire lives being put on hold.  The grief of the financial losses, the fear, the overwhelm, loneliness, loss of connection, and the cancelled plans.  The grief of relationship that are potentially ending (both romantic and otherwise) that may not survive this situation, as it is times like this that can often bring out the true colours of people.  And that doesn’t even begin to cover the grief of front line workers, nor the families of anyone who doesn’t survive this virus.

This shit is really, really hard.  Global pandemics don’t come with emotional guidebooks on how to deal with what’s being thrown at us right now, made worse by the fact that no one has an exact end date for this, which makes it infinitely harder to manage when you’re in the thick of things.

Here’s the good news: we’re in this together.  We will get through this together, and we will hold each other up to make it through to the other side.  

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REFERENCES

Episode #102 Practicing the Pause & Examining What We Tolerate with Tory Eletto

Episode #35 Empowerment, Grief & Letting Go of Expectations with Athena Concannon

 

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