Honoring Grief Meditation Script

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Grief meditation script (PDF, Word) to help you learn how to honor the feeling of loss and stay away from unhealthy coping mechanisms. This meditation script was written by the professional mindfulness therapist (not generated by AI) and will guide you through a series of easy to follow mental exercises.

Honoring and recognizing the feelings associated with grief is crucial for to the process of overcoming your loss.

In short, honoring and recognizing grief is vital for validating emotions, facilitating healing, and preventing complications in the mourning process.

Acknowledging grief promotes mental well-being, normalizes the grieving experience, and helps you integrate loss into your identity.

This process also discourages unhealthy coping mechanisms (like drinking alcohol) and encourages seeking support, ultimately contributing to a healthier and more resilient emotional recovery.

Related: Download free meditation script to help with addiction.

We advice you to explore different healing and recovery meditation practices and find the one that resonates most with your needs and preferences during the grieving process.

We also recommend seeking support from a professional grief counselor or therapist to complement your meditation practice and help you navigate the complex emotions associated with grief and loss.

You can use this script to create guided meditation audio / video for commercial use or use it during an exercise you do for your clients. Please choose the "Professional / Business" pricing option from the menu.

Try this script with relaxing meditation music.

Here's a snippet from this grief meditation script:

Honoring Grief Meditation Script (15 Min)

Welcome to this powerful session for moving through grief with the love and respect your loss deserves. Grief is an important part of everyone’s life, so let’s honor it as well as experience the feelings and emotions that come along with it.

Find a place where you will not be disturbed, preferably secluded from the outside world, and somewhere you can comfortably lay down… adjust your posture so that all of your muscles can let go and relax… take a few deep breaths in to settle into this practice today… this is an amazing opportunity for you to honor your loss. Please, close your eyes to enhance your relaxation…

Breathing… settling into your body… feeling supported by the surface below…


Inhale… feeling your body expand with air… and exhale… relaxing even more…


Now, become aware of your entire body as a whole… imagine you can see yourself from an outside perspective being completely relaxed and calm… listening to this session…


You notice your legs are very relaxed… as well as your arms…

Your head is supported by a pillow, or cushion…

The neck too can fully let go of any tension...

You can see your chest and abdomen gently rising and falling with the breath…

Feeling the mattress or chair making contact with your entire backside…

See how still you are, calm and serene… you have nowhere to be right now and no one needs your attention… fully let go and melt into relaxation…


Now, begin to picture a white light bathing you all over your body… it has a golden glow, and is very soothing… very comforting ...

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Included files

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  • 1. Honoring Grief Meditation Script (PDF 92.62 KB)

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  • 1. Honoring Grief Meditation Script (PDF) (PDF 92.62 KB)
  • 2. Honoring Grief Meditation Script (Word) (WORD 34.64 KB)

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