Re-examine all that you have been told … dismiss that which insults your soul. ~ Walt Whitman
It is also equally important to re-examine all possibilities of healing your grief and loss that you think about.
"We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly –
spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity
to renew itself and create order. "~ Susan Taylor
Quiet time is an important time to carefully examine what is valuable to help you transform your grief and sorrow to a better order enabling personal actions to assist you to gain happiness and peace. It is a time for thinking about how to again expand inner peace and harmony, as you wisely use this time to think big thoughts and also enjoy small choices.
"The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace.
A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being that places harmony in one's life. "~ Peace Pilgrim.
Take the necessary time to eliminate the monsters in your head. Some identify these monsters as Rattlesnakes of the Mind. An important personal action to gain inner peace will be to stop fighting with all of your negative thoughts – eradicate the Rattlesnakes of your Mind. You can rest assured that the storms of thoughts and uncertainty can forever flow through your head challenging clarity of thought. Elimination of unhealthful negative thoughts should be your constant effort.
"… Mind and body are your tools – to use as you choose.
Sometimes your body appears to have a will of its own, as when it twitches or pains. Likewise, your mind often appears to have its own will. That incessant chattering of regret, disappointment, guilt, shame, foreboding, worry, and fear is your Rattlesnake Mind striking off on its own. Know that your mind can be a delicious rattlesnake, and be cautious. The mind can be tamed, but only with conscious effort and patience. "
~ Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Therein is your challenge to use your tools of mind and body to tame the incessant charter caused by your grief happening. You must not allow regret, worry, fear and uncertainty to detour your opportunities to heal from your grief and loss. Spiritual empowerment is an addition tool you may want to consider as you seek inspiration and strength by communion with your God. Regular use of these tools will help you cage your Rattlesnake Mind.
At all times, overlap all positive available social media, technology, internet, and all other beneficial and essential resource solutions. Overcoming despair, grief and loss should be your highest priority. To stop grieving, start healing grief, loss, and sorrow, and finding hope and joy is vital to experiencing lasting peace and happiness.