Not all endings are equal.
Why do some endings feel “honorable,” honest and uplifting, while other endings gnaw away at us for months or years?
Why do we feel an inherent need to “get closure,” whether we know how to do that or not? And, how are we supposed to know what “closure” means anyway?
In my work with Honorable Closure, I’ve discovered several misconceptions people have about “getting closure” as well as four powerful steps that can make any completion—including major career transitions, divorce, dissolution of a business or romantic partnership —into something useful and life affirming.
While many people believe closure involves bringing an end to the complex emotions (sadness, anger, envy, relief) that we naturally experience when something ends, this is not necessarily true, and can even be unhealthy. Closure is so much more than that and most endings are part of a much larger process anyway.
The call will be recorded. If you are unable to attend, but wish to participate, you can leave me a written question when you register and I will do my best to answer all of the questions received. Some of the questions I’ll cover include:
- How can we bring grace and class to whatever is (or has) ended?
- What makes closure “honorable”?
- Do I have to talk to a person who ‘wronged’ me to get closure?
During this call I will provide an overview of my June 4th Finishing School – A Gathering for Honorable Closure. I designed this workshop especially for those in personal or professional transition and am accepting enrollments now.
“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” – Henry David Thoreau