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What should I do when the acute stages of suffering pass?

Deepak Chopra
Alternative & Complementary Medicine
Once the acute stages of grief have passed, your sense of suffering may be subtle, like a gray fog rather than a sharp physical wound. In this case, it is important to do more than strive to regain a sense of normalcy. The absence of acute suffering means that you are ready to start fulfilling your most fundamental needs once more.

Fundamental needs include:

The need for safety.
The need to belong.
The need to be acknowledged by others.
The need to matter.
The need to express yourself freely.
The need for love.

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