Posts made in December, 2017

Better Ways to Cope with Grief During the Holidays

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Better Ways to Cope with Grief During the Holidays

  The holidays can be an extremely difficult time for those who are grieving, or for those who have lost loved ones in the past the holidays can drudge up the grief they have already addressed. While it is human to grieve and to miss ones that you have lost, grief can actually stand in your way if you don’t know how to properly cope with it.  Here is a quick list of ways to help cope with grief this holiday season:   ALLOW YOURSELF TO FEEL. If you’re feeling emotions that are unpleasant allow yourself to feel them and allow them to leave. Don’t dwell on the fact that you had a bad night, week, or even a breakdown. Allow yourself to feel the anger or sadness and then let it go. Try journaling, a phone call or a coffee date with a friend to share...

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