By Wes Annac, Editor, Openhearted Rebel
This one will be rough.
Today, we’re looking at the song One More Light by Linkin Park. You probably know this band for the nu-metal style of music they became famous for – heavy guitars with rapping, scream-singing, keyboards, and turntables – or the tragedy that befell them in 2017. Continue reading One More Light: Loss, Grief, and Love for Life
By Open, Wake Up World
Ever find yourself in grief at loss? For example losing a loved one, a valued career or cherished location. It is, without doubt, one of the most challenging things we can face. But there are some key clues to finding the light through it. Whenever you feel some kind of relativistic experience like this, there’s always the flip side, and a doorway through to it — grief at loss, and the incredible potential of something new now wanting to manifest, are two side of the same coin.
Here’s a straightforward way of honouring the grief and breaking through to the other side… Continue reading Spiritual Insight into Processing the Grief of Loss
By Charles Eisentstein, Waking Times
Normal is coming unhinged. For the last eight years it has been possible for most people (at least in the relatively privileged classes) to believe that society is sound, that the system, though creaky, basically works, and that the progressive deterioration of everything from ecology to economy is a temporary deviation from the evolutionary imperative of progress.
A Clinton Presidency would have offered four more years of that pretense. A woman President following a black President would have meant to many that things are getting better. It would have obscured the reality of continued neoliberal economics, imperial wars, and resource extraction behind a veil of faux-progressive feminism. Now that we have, in the words of my friend Kelly Brogan, rejected a wolf in sheep’s clothing in favor of a wolf in wolf’s clothing, that illusion will be impossible to maintain. Continue reading The Election: Of Hate, Grief, and a New Story
By Alistair Conwell, In5D.com
If you’ve ever experienced losing the physical connection with someone, or even with a pet, you would have experienced grief. Grief is a normal, instinctive response to loss or impending loss of a loved one.
And it’s widely believed that a period of grief is merely a period of sadness that you will eventually get over or you will achieve a ‘sense of closure’ and your life will go back to how things were before the death. For some that may be the case.
And of course, the dominant (but certainly not the only) emotion during grief is sadness. But grief also presents an opportunity for spiritual transformation. Embracing your grief is key for healing and positive spiritual transformation. Continue reading Your Grief Can Be Transformative!
Via yourfoodcorner, Thanks to Body Mind Soul Spirit
Emotions are pretty normal for every human. That’s what makes the difference between us and the other living organism. We feel happiness, sadness, excitement, we worry… However, emotions harm your body. This might sound unbelievable, but it is true. Do you know how emotions harm your body? Continue reading This Is How Emotions Can Harm Your Body