Grief, Twin Flames And Crystals
How to identify attempts to relieve grief on your journey through life, religion and spirituality
“Claire was sprawled across the plush carpeted floor, wearing only one sock, wig half cocked, and face down in a cooling puddle of her own tears and snot”. ~Mayim Baldwin “Abram The Redeemer”
Grief. Have you ever experienced the ambiguous grip of an immensely dark, unknown moment in time? Every person will have their own unique encounter with it. Along the way, there is a choice making process that happens. You must choose how to move through, and beyond, grief’s grip. You may find great support and resources online when it comes to identifying addictions, red flags, or ‘triggers’ with the various life challenges and losses, death and transitions you face because these are hot topics. But, it is not easy to notice if a more benign practice like tarot cards, crystals and other symbolic items you are using to cope are in connection to the grief you are dealing with. This could leave you locked into a state of inaction when it comes to seeking help. Left unchecked, your acute grief can progress to complicated grief.
Here’s a way of thinking about it:
You have free will to make a choice. You can choose any method you want if you believe it has the ability to bring you the peace and restoration you need. However, here is the bottom line of all human studies and research across holistic, medical, spiritual and psychological domains: The outcomes you seek will require you to address your emotions, your body and your mind/spirit.
The choices we make have a direct effect on our brains. Prayer and meditation research has revealed brain changes occur while practicing them. The areas of the brain that control self monitoring, organizing, planning and sensory perception are decreased or show less activity on an MRI. We can simplify this experience to ‘feelings of peace’. Using crystals as a talisman or symbol for increasing a desired outcome has proven to provide the brain with the feelings of peace as well. Some call it a placebo effect. Even the controversial ‘twin flame’ belief that your mirror soul or other half is somewhere waiting for you, or that you may lose them and they are…