When we discover a loved one has been hurt, it can cause an emotional reaction in us including shock, feelings of grief, guilt, despair, fear, anger, and loss
"Things falling apart is a kind of healing. The healing comes from letting there be room for all of this to happen: room for grief, for relief, for misery, for joy."
--- Pema Chödrön
Dealing With Anger, Resistance & Pessimism
Shifting from 'being' angry to observing it
Eckhart Tolle discusses the decisive shift from identifying with a feeling to simply observing it in your energy field.
Embracing the Sadness of Grief
Center for Loss and Life Transition
"Sadness elicits empathy. Empathy and love are the glue of human connection. And human connection is what makes life worth living."