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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