Confidence and Bereavement
Self-confidence is having confidence in one’s self. Believing in yourself, your capability and correct. People who lack confidence may fail at tasks or not try because they lack it whilst those with confidence may succeed because they have it rather than because of an innate ability.
Confidence is connected to your self- esteem, this is the opinion you have of yourself.
A lack of confidence and positive self-esteem affect how you think and act. It also affects how you feel about others and how successful you are in life. Self-confidence allows you to have positive and realistic views of yourself and the situations you are involved in.
Bereavement is the state of loss when someone close to you has died. The death of someone you love is one of the greatest sorrows that can occur. You can also feel bereaved in situations such as the decline of your health or the health of someone you care about, or the ned of an important relationship.
Everyone can grief in their own way and their responses to grief will vary depending upon the circumstances of their death.
The symptoms of bereavement can be confusing range of emotions. These can include, denial, disbelief, numbness, anger, blame, bargaining, depressed mood, sadness and crying, acceptance and coming to terms.
Unresolved grief can cause long term physical or emotional illness.
Grief is a powerful emotion. It is painful and exhausting. It can seem easier to avoid confronting these feelings, however this is not a long-term solution. Buried grief can manifest itself later as physical or emotional illness. Working through your sorrow and lowing yourself to express your feelings will help you heal.