G2AP: (1) Grieve in steps … to (2) Accept reality, and (3) find Purpose.
I think compensation tools need to be extremely person-centered.
I think it often does the cause of advocacy a dis-service to promote only one side of the full picture.
Kate Swaffer comment got me thinking about quotes to live by, which motivated these thoughts about living in the moment.
These are things that were applicable for ME this year, so it is possible they might be helpful for someone else.)
“Okay Tru, accept what is … (for these next few minutes) then focus on what IS possible, get out of the pity-party ditch and get started doing it !!”
(Sorry; it is not a glitch; my brain is just not working well enough to come up with a graphic.)
Newest challenge is lack of word recognition. Words flow over me and around me, but I do not recognize them.
SUMMARY: Erase/re-write skills are malfunctioning, so I am poor at task-transition. Suggest pre-planning with steps involved. While project is on-going, whenever a change in task or physical location is going to take place, verbally state “Now (my name) we are going to change task/location …” … then pause before instructions for next step. … *** … *** … *** … DETAIL […]
Personally, focus on gratitude does not mean that I negate or even ignore grief. Instead I mindfully lean into the grief in order to ENABLE an attitude of gratitude. I am thankful for you, dear reader. You give me hope … that these experiences can become part of resource tools to enrich the relationships that are building blocks for all community.