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by @horizon_grief_support

"I'm sorry there is nothing more that we can do...." The words no one ever wants to hear. Certainly, the words no parent every wants to hear about their baby.

After going into labour at 28 weeks and delivering my beautiful twins the shattering news was that they were very, very poorly. My little boy and girl fought for three days but could hold on no more.
In some respects my partner and I were fortunate we both worked in the NHS and had access to the best medical teams in the country. We knew the pregnancy was not going to be straight forward I was 41 years old.

Still, to hear those words........for me there was denial I was someone for whom the word "Impossible" just didn't exist. I believed anything was possible I had never encountered a problem, personally or professionally, that I couldn't solve. It was a case of stepping back from the situation there was always a way. This time there wasn't.
Whilst there is that wonderful side to the NHS there is also the other side. I was pressured to return to work. Six weeks after the funeral I was back at work.
People ask me "isn't it morbid, your work". There is nothing "morbid" about supporting women who are enduring the worst time in their lives whether they are grieving for a child, parent, grandparent, sibling, friend or animal companion.
The grieving should not feel like they are alone or that they have to grieve in silence. We generally don't mind if people ask us questions about our loved ones, even if it makes us cry, it shows you care, that we can talk about our grief, that we are treated as an individual, that our loss is not simply being ignored. If you don't talk to us about our grief it is as if our loved ones never existed and their lives and deaths never occurred.

#grief #griefsupport #griefrecovery #griefshare #griefandloss #griefcoach #mygriefstory #mygriefjourney #bereavement #bereavementsupport #loss #lossofalovedone #lossofachild #lossofaparent #grieving #grievingparent #grievingdaughter #grieve #grieves #grieveoutloud #grievers #griever #mourn #mourning #timetotalk #anxiety #stress #mindset #letstalkaboutdeath


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by @journey2wellnesscounseling

Death is inevitable, but that doesn’t make it any easier. Whether your loved one died suddenly or lost their battle to an illness; whatever the case may be….grief hurts. A loss is a loss, regardless of  the circumstances. Allow yourself to grieve in whatever way feels right for you.

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by @katiegorey

It’s ok to it all out 😉


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by @horizon_grief_support

Sometimes it is too much for us to even speak. Just because we don't talk about our pain doesn't mean to say that we are ok. We still need support from people, we need them to know that often it is just too much for us to bear. This is when we need their support the most.

#grief #griever #grieves #grieving #grieve #grieveoutloud #griefrecovery #griefandloss #griefcoach #griefjourney #griefshare #griefquotes #griefsucks #griefsupport #griefawareness #mourn #mourning #bereavement #bereavementsupport #bereavementcoach #deathofalovedone #loss #lossofalovedone #letstalkaboutgrief #letstalkaboutdeath #mindsetcoach #positivechange #positivemindset #mindsettransformation


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by @revjoannabartlett

I had a new experience this evening at Death Cafe, where we chatted about death and our feelings around it. Lovely people and so refreshing to talk about a taboo subject in a safe space.
#deathcafe
#talkaboutdeath
#griefrecovery #griefrecoverymethod

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by @misskathleenglasgow

Done!!! Thank you @kilztattoos for a fabulous piece of body art!!!! Also, hey, you guys, the cover reveal (and an excerpt!!!) Of HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH THE DARK goes live on @bustle tomorrow at noon, EST, so check it out!!! .
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#howtomakefriendswiththedark #girlinpieces #bookcovers #igreads #writersofinstagram #grieflife #griefrecovery #griefsupport #twloha #scarsarebeautiful #yareads #yabooks #yalit #youngadultbooks #youngadult #tattoos #tattoosofinstagram #bodyart


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by @emberstones

Emberstones are handblown glass remembrance objects infused with cremation ashes.
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These hollow stones glow with light from within. The included battery-operated tealight illuminates the interior of the stone, and the light shines most brightly where the ashes are present. The lighting of your luminary can be a comforting daily ritual, or an occasional reminder of your loved one’s presence. These stones are also beautiful displayed without the light.
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Each glass art object honors your loved ones with simple beauty and quiet presence. The infusion of cremation ashes results in a beautiful lustrous streak inside of the glass. This permanent mark serves as a physical reminder of those we have lost. Cremation ashes from pets or people can be infused into glass, and ashes from multiple souls can be infused into the same memorial. We hope that these tokens can help you transition the pain of grief to comforting memory.
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#cremation #cremationashes #cremationkeepsake #cremations #cremationurn #urn #cremationashes #memorialart #ashesinglass #cremationjewelry #emberstones #grief #griefsupport #griefjourney #griefandloss #griefsucks #griefawareness #griefrecovery #griefisreal #griefislove #grieftherapy #GriefHealing #GriefSupports #griefwriting #griefshare #grieftalk #petmemorial #petgrief #petloss #petlosssupport


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by @the.grief.that.grows

50/100: My moods & emotions regarding death and the grieving process have changed over time. The biggest shifts include - my anger being uncovered instead of pretending everything is OK. There is considerably less covering up of my emotions… everything is NOT ok and I don’t hide that very often anymore. My anger is ruling me. I am sad when everything is calm, however as soon as there is pressure or stress… anger is my full emotion. •

In 2001 when my mom died, I was devastated, I was 19, I subconsciously felt the abandonment of my mom echo the abandonment of my birth mother. It really took me 3 years to consciously admit and accept the anger - how was I supposed to be angry when the world was angry with 9/11 happening 2 days before she died? Or that my parents avoided talking about death? That they knew she would die but never had the discussion with me or my brother, sent me back to school so I would live my life? Oh to forgive...


My dad died in March of 2018. I have had 17 years since my mom died. I have had chronic illnesses, found my birth family, uncovered childhood trauma, had many challenging interactions with my father. I attempted to get him to write a will since 2012, and he never did… He said, “I won’t care, I will be dead and you can figure it out”. Not very nice. I have a lot of anger, rage, frustration as I could not change the person he had become and now I have to clean up his HUGE mess. It has been slightly over 6 months and I am still working on so much.


I would like to work on my anger. Less anger and more acceptance. I would like more emotional reserve, buffer if you will so that when there is higher stress, I am not so angered and frustrated. •




#grief #grieving #grievingdaughter #griefshare #griefrecovery #lossofalovedone #lifeafterloss #howimfeeling #griefsupport #griefjourney #griefandloss #griefsucks #griefawareness #griefshare #healingafterloss #grievingprocess #stillgrieving #bereavement #imissyou #sorrow #sadness #depressionrecovery #100dayproject #100daysofgrief #100daysofdrawing
#adoptionishard #adoptee #adoptiontrauma #adopteeproblems #arttherapy


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by @gemmajonstone

Apparently, this is what ultimate canine luxury looks like. He only leaves it to eat, go outside, or go to bed at night...and I think he’s weighing his options on that last one! #ink_and_unicorns #zackinator #zackypotacky #brindleboy #hurricanebutt #tigerdog #dogsofcoloradosprings #lovesac #citysac #rescuedogsofinstagram #newbeginnings #griefrecovery


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by @horizon_grief_support

When Mum was in hospital for the last time I never thought that she would not come out. I will never forget being told her condition had deteriorated. From that point every minute is etched in my memory.
It was peaceful and calm being with her and the day she died was a warm, sunny August day. There was almost a beautiful feeling in the room. I talked to her recalling fun times, I held her hand and I whispered in her ear that I didn't want her to go that I needed her to stay (despite being 48 years old I still wanted her with me). I can't speak for anyone else but that time in the hospital, from when she was admitted, almost had unreal quality to it and especially the last week.
I dealt with everything on my own and I have walked my grief journey alone, stayed silent in my grief but no one should have to be alone in their grief and no one should grieve in silence.

#griefjourney #griefrecovery #griefshare #griefandloss #grief #griefcoach #mygriefstory #mygriefjourney #bereavement #bereavementsupport #lossofaparent #loss #lossofalovedone #grieving #grievingdaughter #grieve #grieves #grieveoutloud #grievers #griever #mourn #mourning


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by @lifestylesoflove_

Wow! Amazingly candid and emotional episode this week about #grief Sending HUGE THANK YOU’s again to @alvionsade @stacpena @soulful1_tiffanid and our very own @vic_pistol for sharing themselves and their intimate stories of grief in their own lives. YOU WILL NEED TISSUE!!! #lifestyles #lovestyles #lifestylesoflove #grief #griefprocess #griefandloss #griefjourney #grieving #grievingprocess #griefsucks #griefrecovery #lovedoneslost #lovedonesinspirit #lovedonesinheaven #gonebutneverforgotten #recoveringfromgrief

HOT 702.5 FM
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by @horizon_grief_support

At Horizon Grief Rehabilitation & Recovery I aim to encourage, support and empower women to understand their experiences, have an outlet for emotions, regain a sense of balance, embody change, look ahead, make choices and facilitate the move from dependency to being independent and leading a fulfilling once more.
Loss can impact on us greatly and we can suffer with issues around self-worth, lack of self-esteem/self confidence, anxiety, stress, social isolation, losing a sense of identity, a sense of losing our way in life. I run online workshops for women wanting to learn about their grief, how to make changes, to learn coping strategies and tools, support, goal setting and hopefully helping women to gain clarity and understanding and become more positive and directed about what they want from their life in now and in the future.

#griefjourney #griefrecovery #griefandloss #grief #griefsucks #griefshare #griefawareness #griefcoach #bereavement #bereavementsupport #loss #lossofalovedone #mygriefstory #mygriefjourney #anxietyrelief #mindsetcoach #nomoregrief #nomorefear #bereavementcoach #takingbackmylife #copingwithgrief #socialisolation


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by @horizon_grief_support

If we can acknowledge and accept the pain we can start to work on recovery. By acknowledging the pain of our grief we don't need to pretend to anyone that we are all right. It's ok to say I am hurting no matter how long it has been since the death of your loved one. By admitting our pain we can start to work on our recovery and step on to that healing pathway.

#grief #griefsupport #griefquotes #griefjourney #griefandloss #griefrecovery #griefsucks #bereavement #bereavementsupport #petbereavement #loss #lossofalovedone #deathofalovedone #mygriefjourney #mygriefstory #deathofapet #nomoregrief #Mindset #mindsettransformation #positivemindset


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by @carolyn_posted

🖤 Have you ever lost someone you loved? Like someone in your immediate family. Someone you loved unconditionally but might not always have shown it as much as you should have.
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▪️ If you have then you might know what I’m talking about when I say, the memory of their existence hits me at the most unpredictable times and sometimes for just a blink of an eye. I feel an extraordinary rush of feelings sometimes so strong to the point of tears. These moments don’t last long. I never know when the flashback will surface but it’s usually when I smell, see, hear or taste something. It’s truly an unexplainable feeling but as hard as I try to hold onto that feeling, i can’t. During those moments I try to take it all in for as long as I can. It reminds me of our relationship, their being and how they hurt. It’s a reminder to love the best I can to the ones who are still here and if I can help it, be sure they are living fully and happily.
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▪️ & These moments while sad in the brief moment, make me stronger and closer to the fading memories of my loved ones.
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#griefandloss #griefrecovery

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by @thegrievingmind

Self-Care:
Why is self-care so important after a major loss or life transition? Aside from the obvious fact that *you* are the only person who can truly take care of yourself, why is this so critical following a big transition or loss? Let’s glimpse its polar opposite: what comes to mind when thinking of a disheveled, mess or even neglected person, home, or possession? Not so great? Maybe they’re having a rough day or week, maybe they’re “losing it” a little, or maybe they’ve just gone through the most awful loss of their life and they hardly know what day of the week it is. When considering one’s state of mind, the very first thing a therapist will look at is the presence or absence of self-care; personal hygiene in all its' expressions. In this next series we’ll discuss the various forms of self-care:
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• Physical
• Mental
• Emotional
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#grief #grieving #loss #griefsupport #griefrecovery #griefcoach #transitions #divorce #stuck #breakups #palosverdes #portuguesebend #grievingparents #grieftribe #selfcare #palosverdessouth #childrensgrief #suddendeath #thegrievingmind #griefawarenesscounseling


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by @ourclassceelife

Find that spot....the one where you feel at peace....and make plans to go there!
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#nature #natureheals #griefrevolution #griefrecovery #lifeafterloss #loss #healing #mourning #grievingbutbreathing


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by @wordy_widow

Storms seem to follow me. As a child, my mother taught me to be afraid of them. Now I just feel a tug at the smile on my lips. I feel the electricity in the air and laugh as I dance with my demons.

#wordywidow #widowsofinstagram #wanderingwidow #griefjourney #letstalkaboutgrief #grief #bereavement #griefrecovery #coping #survivor #poetry #instapoet #instaquotes #storms

Belfast
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by @misskathleenglasgow

Well, I guess...if you like hanging out in the dishwasher, Harry Potter...so be it. Also! Exciting news!!! The cover of HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH THE DARK, my new novel about grief, friendship, fighting with the universe, and finding strength, will be revealed this Thursday!! Stay tuned!
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#howtomakefriendswiththedark #girlinpieces #catsofinstagram #igcats #igcatsdaily #grieflife #griefgroup #griefclub #bookish #booklover #yabooks #yafiction #youngadult #igreads #writersofinstagram #scarsarebeautiful #scars #readtolive #kathleenglasgow #griefrecovery #griefsupport #twloha #mentalhealth


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by @ironty

🙌🏻4 days til @napaalsride and 11 days until #ironmanchattanooga and this is a smile of relief! 😌 My #bike is up and running! YAY! 🚴🏻‍♀️💪🏻 Thank You @hylandbikes for treating your customers as special as you do! You guys rock! #ironty #strava #feltbikes #hylandbikes #triathlete #imchoo #alsnaparide #plssucks #alssucks #griefjourney #griefrecovery #rideforacause #rudyproject #icanwheel #ketoathlete #selfie #swimbikerun #cycling

Evergreen, San Jose, California
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by @thejoyfuljewelrybox

This is the face of a girl who had a meltdown in therapy today. 😝
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But instead of beating myself up for being human, I’m choosing to be proud that I showed up to do the work, even though it hurts. 💛
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PS, you can too, okay? 😘


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by @katiegorey

There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in. - Leonard Cohen


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by @woodenmaven

To experience the loss of a parent is one of the most emotionally taxing periods of life. I took time off social media to allow myself time to grieve. So many times we rush from one moment in life to another but there is something about the passing of a spirit that forces you to realign with what is really important. My dad was the one who instilled in me the love of carpentry and the reason I will keep going. The good news is I'm baaaack! Tell me how you got through a difficult time. You can read more about my struggle, link in bio.


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by @emberstones

Emberstones are handblown glass remembrance objects infused with cremation ashes.⠀
Each glass art object honors your loved ones with simple beauty and quiet presence. The infusion of cremation ashes results in a beautiful lustrous streak inside of the glass. This permanent mark serves as a physical reminder of those we have lost. Cremation ashes from pets or people can be infused into glass, and ashes from multiple souls can be infused into the same memorial. We hope that these tokens can help you transition the pain of grief to comforting memory.⠀
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#cremation #cremationashes #cremationkeepsake #cremations #cremationurn #urn #cremationashes #memorialart #ashesinglass #cremationjewelry #emberstones #grief #griefsupport #griefjourney #griefandloss #griefsucks #griefawareness #griefrecovery #griefisreal #griefislove #grieftherapy #GriefHealing #GriefSupports #griefwriting #griefshare #grieftalk #petmemorial #petgrief #petloss #petlosssupport


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by @julieelizabethtitus

I often get caught up in stories about why my life is so hard. I think about all the challenges and grief and heartache I’ve had in my life over the past several years and it puts me in a mindset that I am here in this place because of this hardship. I start to think I can’t move forward or do x, y, or z because of what life put me through. It’s harder for me, I tell myself.
Grief is hard. Depression is hard. Motherhood is hard. Marriage is hard. Life is hard. AND there are SO MANY things about my life that are NOT hard.
Everyone has their challenges. Yours might feel bigger than those you see around you (like mine do lately), but I don’t really think there are many folks walking around out there thinking, ‘Gosh, my life is so easy and breezy.’
Life is hard for everyone. Not just for me. Not just for you. For everyone. We all have our tolerances and worldviews and life experiences that led us to where we are today. We all have our perceptions of what is easy and what is a blessing and what feels like life took a 💩 all over us.
I’ve been a bit stuck lately. Feeling aimless and drifting and lost. I find myself using my ‘hard life’ as an excuse.
Today I realized this. Everyone out there accomplishing goals I wish I could accomplish or tackling challenges I wish I could tackle – THEIR LIVES ARE HARD TOO. We all have to work at it.
So, I can sit here and keep wallowing and complaining about how I wish my son had grandparents or whatever sad story I want to tell today, OR I can deal with it and move forward anyway.
Feel your feelings. Feel that it isn’t fair and it’s hard and it sucks – because that’s TRUE and you’re allowed to feel however you feel. And then you have to decide what to do with it. Nobody is coming to rescue you. This life is hard. But it’s still yours to live.

#lifeishard #depressionrecovery #griefrecovery #liferecovery #mindsetmatters #youhavetodecide #gettingunstuck #onedayatatime #nooneiscomingtorescueyou #radicalselfdiscipline

Lakewood, Colorado
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by @griefreiki

Grief Myth: Time Heals All Wounds. If you are grieving after losing a loved one long ago, does it hurt any less? Do you miss them any less? Probably not. My maternal Grandmother died in the early 80s. I had a miscarriage in the early 90s. I still remember both losses as if they were yesterday. Even though time has softened my grief, it has not healed these wounds. These losses are a part of me and always will be. Giving grief more time certainly won’t change how I feel about my Grandmother or my miscarriage. ⠀

What you can do instead: Give yourself the space you need to grieve without any time limits. Understand it will take as long as it takes. Your grief may soften over time but the loss will always be a part of you.⠀
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#griefreiki #griefquotes #grief #loss #griefjourney #sorrow #sad #griefsupport #brokenheart #heartbreak #broken #griefrecovery #missingyou #healingafterloss #loveyouforever #memories #remember #neverforget #griefandloss #mourning #missingyou #bereaved #grieving


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