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  Guided Meditation_Six Myths About Grief

Six Myths About Grief

In your journal, write down any reactions you might have to the list below. Identify any other myths about grief you might have been taught or observed. You can also use the handout attached to the "Handouts" module.

  1. Don't feel bad.
  2. Replace the loss.
  3. Grieve alone.
  4. Give it time.
  5. Be strong for others.
  6. Keep busy.

Review what you have written, paying attention to any common words or themes that appear.

Take a moment to focus on your breathing while sitting comfortably.

Listen to the “Myths About Grief” meditation (below).

Alternatively, you may close your eyes and allow your mind to wander, holding these ideas in your head. Ask for an image and try not to filter what comes to you; it could be a face, an object, a place, it doesn't matter.