Recovery means different things to different people. Some people are perturbed by the word “recovery” because they associate it with negative things like substance abuse problems and twelve-step programs. “Grief is not a disease or addiction!” some people might say.
Many people reach out to me after someone they know goes through a traumatic event, and ask me what they should say to make the person feel better. I host a radio show called “The Grief Recovery Hour with Sharon Brubaker,” on KHTS and I recently welcomed guest Danielle Jones, who lost an ex boyfriend, [...]
Emotions are: ⦁ an effective state of consciousness in which joy, sorrow, fear, hate, or like is expressed; or ⦁ any strong agitation of the feelings actuated by experiencing love, hate, fear, and so forth, that are usually accompanied by certain physiological changes, an increased heartbeat, or rapid respiration, and often overt manifestation, such as [...]