Grieving the loss of a loved one is agonizing. The heartbreak of grief can increase blood pressure and the risk of blood clots. Intense grief can alter the heart muscle so much that it causes “broken heart syndrome,” a form of heart disease with the same symptoms as a heart attack. Stress links the emotional and physical aspects of grief. You may go over the death multiple times in your mind, wondering if there was something you could have done differently, or some way you could have prevented the inevitable. The bargaining phase goes hand in hand with guilt, and this can be the most difficult aspect of grief for many of us.
Throughout life, we experience many instances of grief. Grief can be caused by situations, relationships, or even substance abuse. Children may grieve a divorce, a wife may grieve the death of her husband, a teenager might grieve the ending of a relationship, or you might have received terminal medical news and are grieving your pending death. there are five stages of grief and they include: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance.
Join us tonight on “Conversations Of A Sistah” at 6:30 p.m. EST as we sit down in our studios with Dr. Caffie Risher, Founder of Good Mourning Ministry as our host, Ms. Tracy L. Bell discusses with her the 5 Stages of grief.
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THE ELECTION was last Tuesday November 3rd. Vice president Joe Biden is the projected winner with 16 electoral votes as Pennsylvania ushered him into the 46th President of these United States. Joe Biden’s supporters were dancing in the streets. But only half the nation was celebrating, and the nation’s divisions remain on stark display.
In my hood there were banging pots, honking horns, primal shouts — burst from all directions as people stood on balconies and shouted in the streets and across driveways in excitement. But not everyone was dancing. And not everyone was happy.
A record number of more than 77 million Americans had voted for Mr. Biden, the Democratic challenger, and his running mate, Kamala Harris, the first woman elected as vice president. Also true was that more than 71 million others now had to grapple with the concept that their candidate — Donald J. Trump, the Republican incumbent — would most likely be branded by his own worst epithet: LOSER. And the only hope being offered by their leader (President Trump) is a vow to challenge in the courts what he asserted, without evidence, was a fraudulent election.
So for some, the election is over but for in denial, it’s not!!!
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The days, months and weeks leading up to this election have been messy, violent, riddled with racial injustice, aggressive outrage and a global pandemic. Businesses in New York, California and Washington, DC were boarded up early ahead of violence or election outcome unrest.
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