How Will You Respond To Tragedy with Jason Dykstra

On today’s episode I spoke with Jason Dykstra about having an outlet to deal with devastating experiences we may go through in life, giving ourselves permission to deal with those devastating experiences and Why dealing with feelings is the best way to overcome them.

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On today’s episode I spoke with Jason Dykstra about having an outlet to deal with devastating experiences we may go through in life, giving ourselves permission to deal with those devastating experiences and Why dealing with feelings is the best way to overcome them.

Jason offers conflict management and mediation to organizations and families dealing with conflict and grief. He also writes about his own experiences dealing with grief on his blog, they call me day.

“I think when it comes to grief, the worst grief that we ever experience is the one that we’re going through”

Jason Dykstra

Key takeaways in this episode:

  • Keeping yourself busy as a temporary way to deal with grief
  • The importance of having a way of expressing grief & pain and working it through our systems
  • Why the worst grief we ever experience is the one we’re going through
  • Advice for those currently dealing with grief
  • How to journey with someone who is going through grief in a respectful way that lets them know we actually care
  • At some point we need to go to the deep end of the water to where the pain is
  • Having people in your life you can talk to about anything
  • Why it’s important to take off the masks that we sometimes put on in order to have real and authentic relationships with people

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