Posts tagged “talking about loss”

Counselling is a wonderful tool to help people discover why they feel a certain way and can help them reach an understanding of their feelings.  
 
However, it is our view that while an intellectual understanding takes us some way to feeling better, the human heart doesn't respond to intellect. 
 
While talking about how we feel can be cathartic, it can also leave us asking, "What's changed?". 
 
To heal hearts, we need to take actions that address our emotional wellbeing, rather than an intelectual approach. 
"I got lots of “encouraging" words from people which made sense intellectually, but my heart was still bleeding. I quickly learnt how to put on a brave face but inwards I was in severe pain and felt isolated in my pain." 
 
"I was in a very dark place and felt like I was going to drown in hopelessness." these are the words of Detola Amure after the death of her seven-month-old twin baby boy, Caleb. 
 
"I got lots of “encouraging" words from people which made sense intellectually, but my heart was still bleeding. I quickly learnt how to put on a brave face but inwards I was in severe pain and felt isolated in my pain." 
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