Healthy Grief

1016 WordsFeb 17, 20135 Pages
Healthy Grief It is healthy and natural to experience the reaction of grief in individuals at some time in their life. Grief initially occurs when individuals lose someone important whether it is after death or become broken hearted from a relationship, addiction, diagnosis of a sickness, and other difficult transitions that a person has to accept and learn in how to move forward in a healthy aspect in order to enjoy life. These examples in expressing different angles of grieving can lead to a physiological response and as a result it can create an unhealthy lifestyle. Dr. Elisabeth Kulber- Ross have worked with chronically ill patients in the medical setting, and provided support by caring and comforting them during their critical time…show more content…
Essentially, it was God’s plan to enable Job’s suffering to strengthen and enrich his character to reveal a purpose behind his suffering. In addition, health professionals experience the feeling of joy to patients when they become sensitive and caring to the patient’s grieving feelings. When a person takes time to give their attention to them it allows a level of comfort to set and in that moment it transform into a joyous feeling. The concept of the models of grief and the story of Job helped me to better comprehend the reason why we come across difficult stages in life, and now I have better knowledge in answering the questions when I was suffering with grief, for example why is this happening to me? In my personal opinion, since I do go through these stages of grief step by step my view has not change, and the method I use when I’m grieving is I immediately go to God. Because he is the almighty one and in any despair we might encounter with he will be with us. I have learned a valuable lesson from the story of Job that God is loyal to us, he does listens to our prayers, and he does not punish but tests our level of faithfulness. There is a powerful message through the act of suffering, it strengthens us and it brings a positive healthy restoration in our lives. In conclusion, I have stated the importance of the five stages of grief and compare and contrast it with the

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