It’s weird when you suddenly notice in your own behavior something as “cliché” as the famous “Five Stages of Grief.” I say “cliché” becomes I’ve heard about these so often from popular culture, books and movies that it seems more like a narrative invention than something that could affect me so deeply.
I honestly didn’t see what was happening until I started to write what was supposed to be a parody “How-to” article on the steps to leaving your job.
Only after writing out the steps in the “How-to” did I suddenly realize what I was looking at. (This is why I feel much more clear-minded when I have the time and energy to write.) Turns out (surprise!) it’s real.Read more on themighty.com