As I’ve been living in the tension of uncertainty over the past few weeks I have been struck by how similar this experience is to any loss of any dream, to disturbing events of any nature. Many of the challenges I’ve mentioned are universal obstacles when dealing with disturbing events. The good news is that there are a lot of proven coping skills that we’ve found that will help us through these times.
Over 600 families have now lost their homes to one of Colorado’s recent wildfires and thousands more are feeling unsettled by these tragedies. Charitable and altruistic efforts are springing up everywhere. Yet the psychological impact that the wildfires is having on our citizens is enormous. Over the next several days I will be sharing insights and coping strategies on the blog at www.FlourishCounseling.com for anyone who could use a little extra support and stress relief.
To be continued