August 12 2019

By: Jackie Hook
Monday, August 12, 2019

Many of the people I companion are grieving the loss of a loved one – a change readily accepted as a loss in our culture. However, other changes aren’t as readily accepted as a loss, like divorce, change in job status, illness, moving, etc. As humans we experience loss every day and have since birth. Think about how a newborn loses a quiet, warm, continuously fed environment when entering the world. And each night we say goodbye to one day before welcoming the next. When we see change as a loss, we are hopefully more willing to allow ourselves to grieve that loss.

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