How To Deal With Grief and Trauma

81 Nathalie Himmelrich | Embracing Grief Through Metaphors

July 09, 2024 Season 9 Episode 81
81 Nathalie Himmelrich | Embracing Grief Through Metaphors
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How To Deal With Grief and Trauma
81 Nathalie Himmelrich | Embracing Grief Through Metaphors
Jul 09, 2024 Season 9 Episode 81

HOW TO DEAL WITH GRIEF AND TRAUMA is completely self-funded, produced, and edited by me, Nathalie Himmelrich.
Consider making a small donation to support the Podcast: bit.ly/SupportGTPodcast. Thank you! 

For more information, please visit Nathalie’s website, join the podcast’s Instagram page, and subscribe to the newsletter to receive updates on future episodes here.

About this week’s episode

In this episode, I will highlight commonly used metaphors for grief and trauma. Metaphors can offer a way to articulate complex emotions and experiences and offer a unique perspective to support those coping with loss and trauma.

Of the 10 most commonly used metaphors, I describe five in more detail this week and the remaining five in the next episode. 

Which one of the grief metaphors described do you relate to the most and why? 

Do you have any other metaphors that helped you navigate your grief and trauma? Let us know! Write a comment here on the blog.  

The Top 10 Metaphors for Understanding Grief:

  1. The Ocean of Grief
  2. The Darkness of Grief
  3. Grief as a Journey
  4. The Weight of Grief
  5. The Seasons of Grief
  6. The Wound of Grief
  7. The Dance of Grief
  8. Grief as a Cake
  9. Grief as a Language
  10. Grief as a Foreign Country

Resources mentioned in this episode

·      IG Post about the Grief Crystal: bit.ly/GriefCrystal

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HOW TO DEAL WITH GRIEF AND TRAUMA is completely self-funded, produced, and edited by me, Nathalie Himmelrich.
Consider making a small donation to support the Podcast: bit.ly/SupportGTPodcast. Thank you! 

For more information, please visit Nathalie’s website, join the podcast’s Instagram page, and subscribe to the newsletter to receive updates on future episodes here.

About this week’s episode

In this episode, I will highlight commonly used metaphors for grief and trauma. Metaphors can offer a way to articulate complex emotions and experiences and offer a unique perspective to support those coping with loss and trauma.

Of the 10 most commonly used metaphors, I describe five in more detail this week and the remaining five in the next episode. 

Which one of the grief metaphors described do you relate to the most and why? 

Do you have any other metaphors that helped you navigate your grief and trauma? Let us know! Write a comment here on the blog.  

The Top 10 Metaphors for Understanding Grief:

  1. The Ocean of Grief
  2. The Darkness of Grief
  3. Grief as a Journey
  4. The Weight of Grief
  5. The Seasons of Grief
  6. The Wound of Grief
  7. The Dance of Grief
  8. Grief as a Cake
  9. Grief as a Language
  10. Grief as a Foreign Country

Resources mentioned in this episode

·      IG Post about the Grief Crystal: bit.ly/GriefCrystal

Support the Show.

Support the show:

Follow on socials:

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