Grieving is a messy business. It is complicated and emotionally agonizing, but it is going to be okay.
When you're grieving, it's important to check in on your mental health, look out for warning signs, and build up your resilience. Guest writer Jessica Liria, from the David Lawrence Centers for Behavioral Health, shares tips on how to do this.
When I was grieving, I felt my world had stopped. My biggest adjustment was knowing that the world wouldn’t stop for me. It doesn’t stop for anyone who has lost a loved one. If you want to get back to your life, you must make changes and move along with it.
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Mother’s Day recalls all things maternal – warm and wonderful hugs, children’s homemade cards, a delicious dinner, mom’s loving kisses and smiles. But Mother’s Day can be extremely challenging for children who have lost a mother.
The holidays are not necessarily a happy, merry time – especially for people whose loved one had died or left them during the past year, or even the past several years. In fact,
I write about healing to help people who are left to grieve and remember their loved ones.
By Richard Ballo Florida Gulf Coast University, November 12,
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