7 Steps to Overcome Grief Healing Weather Conditions

Any weather conditions, especially with nicer weather just around the corner, it’s easy to put off healing activities in favor of outside or other pursuits. Here are 7 tips for keeping yourself motivated to take action steps to heal your grief.ACT
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[ X ] NOWSTEP 1- Don’t Expect Life to Be FairDemanding that life meet our expectations is a guaranteed recipe for disappointing result. The happiness and success you cook from this recipe will be a surefire flop. Life simply happens to us without respect to your deepest genuine desires and your best intentions. Of course, you want to be happy, but life is hard. Some choices are easy, because clearly defined alternatives are available. So how can a joyful life be a choice? The greatest obstacle to a joyful life is your “story” and “attitude” about your life. Your story is filled with needs and unclear solutions. Choices sometimes don’t even appear to be choices at all.”It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.”
~Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor RooseveltYou can disempower and weaken your healing by asking: “Why is this unbearable sorrow happening?” The opposite happens when you ask: “What do I want to make of my personal and unique situation?” It is unwise to expect life to be fair and your path to overcoming sorrow and loss easy. Yet your path to happiness lies within the choices you make. You get to choose how you use your time to experience your life circumstances.STEP 2- Don’t Dwell On Negative Thoughts

Surrendering to resentment about the hand life has dealt you is self-defeating in the game of life. Your sorrowful happening may cause a pity party to surface but the pity must not be long lasting. You have the power to end the grief party soon.”Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.”
~Martin Luther King, Jr.Not allowing your mind to dwell on negative and think about hope, peace and joy is the choice you should make. It is a better solution and beneficial.STEP 3- Keep A Journal Or DiaryThere are many beneficial alternatives in keeping a Journal or Diary:
• You may use it to record your dreams.
• Record everything you are grateful for at the end of each day.
• Record your deepest thoughts everyday which may open your mind to all opportunities and possibilities available to you.
• You can write down your personal thoughts, feelings, even anguish, with no need to filter or edit what is going on in your mind and heart.
• There is great healing empowerment in expressing your sorrow in writing.
• Use your entries to give you relief, new hope and purpose.STEP 4- Be Happy
This step is short but absolutely essential! Under your extenuating circumstance you might say: “How can I be happy?” The must-do answer and must-initiate in your life is: “Be happy.” Thinking and being is up to you. It is your choice only. You can think and be happy if you choose a happy attitude. Always think about happy possibilities.Ponder deeply what you can do to make your life happier and more joyful. Write down 5 actions you can take to contribute to your well-being. Always take into consideration any limitations you may have. Then realize you have within your grasp the power to say: “This I am today; that I will be tomorrow. Joy and happiness is within my reach.”Don’t forget God as an additional inspiration and strength in healing your grief.STEP 5- Be Proactive:Your weather forecast may be continuous cloudy and horrendous chilling conditions. Take positive actions to change your weather forecast. Your challenge is to grow by establishing new harmony and reconciling your sorrowful circumstance. Now is the time to discover a new fulfillment in living and loving your life. Growth requires you to use your inner most potential to find new purpose and happiness. Consider how you can grow emotionally and spiritually. What specific actions can you put in place? Can you be more diligent in your efforts? Recognize that personal grief can provide avenues to inspire and lift you. Make a list of 3 things you can implement into your daily activities to inspire more direction and hope. Decide how you will use those 3 things to grow in happiness and hope now! Begin today!STEP 6- Remember Hope & Joy Are Possible
It is essential for you to always remember hope and joy are possible. Believe that while the candle of hope may be burning dimly right now, hope and joy are possible.• In the darkness of grief, it can be easy to believe you will never feel joy, happiness or hope again.
• It can be frightening, even terrifying to consider you will never feel better than you do now.
• However, it is amazing how resilient you as a human being can be.
• You have the power to help facilitate your own healing, find new peace and happiness in your life.

STEP 7- Grief Is the Price of Living Through Life’s CircumstancesAccept your grief loss condition. Your attitude about your grief condition determines personal empowerment to heal. No matter your personal life condition, you too can grasp the personal power to begin healing. Make a list of 5 steps you must take to find more hope and happiness. Write down the steps! Review these steps regularly. Consider all the ways you can tap into your blessings and inner most needs. My hope for you is that you will seek strength and empowerment from all sources available. Up to this point in your life solutions may not have yet been discovered or even needed. Search for all beneficial healing sources available.Being grateful of all your life experiences, whether they are small or large, can enable you to tap into all healing options you can find obtainable. Today seize the beneficial moments and possibilities of renewal and rebirth that can also come from God to give you added strength to carry your personal grief cross. May this bring to your life renewal and rebirth. Seek your God’s help and inspiration today. How you do it is a personal matter but very important to you. May the grace of God’s protection always be part of your healing journey. May your future weather map show sunrays of happy transformation and grief healing.