We all experience grief sometimes in our life whereas we must overcome the grief at one point to master and command our emotions. Some of us cling to grief, which leads to disaster. Understanding what grief is and what traits grief adhere to can help you learn and grow to master and command your emotions. This will also help you overcome death of loved ones, damage from relationships, and the like.

So, emotions.

When grief is justified, it causes true feelings of loss. This is an emptiness backed by a reality that someone is gone.

It is important to realize that such grievance is temporary and will leave soon. It is important that you realize that the events are what triggered your emotions, which lead to grief. Although the feelings at hand are intensified, it is important that you are aware that joy will return. You may experience loss of sleep, poor diet, and spurts of tears, but this is only natural for now. It is important think about health.

Problem: Kay’s friend Corky died of a major heart attack last night. Kay feels sad, grieved, and feels empty inside. Kay experiences loss of sleep, overeating, and sometimes under nourishes self. Kay also feels like crying at what time she doesn’t know why.

Solution: Kay recognizes that her friend is gone for good. Instead of focusing on pessimistic overviews and imagining a dark and gloomy future, Kay realizes that she must continue her own life, since other people need her. Kay looks at the positive outcome of the situation, and moves ahead so that she can put the past behind her. The reality is faced, Kay accepts and a positive future is in the making.

Kay instead of feeling a dissatisfied emotion or allowing a dissatisfying emotions cling to her, refused to allow her emotions to gain control, while moving out her morale to acceptance. In other words, Kay maintained control of her confidence, self-esteem, spirits, drive, and the like. Kay realized that at times she would feel apathetic, lethargic, while expressing lack of interest in her current life activities etc, and realized that she would feel indifferent, listless, and droopy at times, but she did not allow this to stop her moving ahead. Kay knew at times she would feel removed energy, i.e. Kay would lack of will, and knew that sometimes she would feel irritable.

As you can see understanding, grief and emotions and how they respond can help you to gain control. Grief brings on unhappiness, distractions, worry, fear, self-analyzing or blaming, exhaustion, somberness, suicidal thoughts, entrapment, blocks, helplessness, sensitivity, difficulty coping, underestimations, etc. Grief is a major impact on the emotions, yet if you see positive outcomes, you will surely have command and mastery of your emotions.

Consider helplessness. What does this mean to you? Have you felt helpless? Did this emotional stimulus take you to defenselessness, nakedness, exposed, and vulnerable? As you can see if you look between the lines uncontrolled emotions is defenselessness, which concludes that a person feels he or she is in danger. This presents fear the ultimate master and commander of the mind. Break and retrain your fears.

Now, consider your grief while thinking about your fears. Do you see danger? Is this danger realistic, or is it irrational perceived?

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