It doesn’t matter if it’s a close friend or a family member, losing someone you love can be
one of the most painful things to go through. It might be hard to imagine every feeling okay
again. You might not feel the same ever again. It might be a pain that
you can never fully
heal. Over time, you can learn to cope with it. Everyone’s experience of losing a loved one
will be different and the way you cope will be different. This means the same coping
strategies might not work for everyone. You could try and s
ee what works for you. These
Let yourself feel. The grieving process is painful. You’ll experience a world of emotions. Let
yourself feel as they come. You might want to fight your feelings and be strong for those
around you. This is okay. Yo
u can be strong and still feel. Make sure you give yourself the
time and space to sit with your emotions. This will only make you stronger.
Remember grief looks different for everyone. The death of a loved one impacts people
differently. Your grieving pro
cess might not look the same as someone else’s. Remind
yourself of this. Various emotions might affect you at unexpected points during your grieving
process. If this happens, be open to it, and don’t get frustrated with yourself.
to some you can trust. It could be a friend, family, or a therapist. If
you feel comfortable, tell them what you are going through. Make sure that they’re a good
listener. This is a hard time, and it will only be harder if you try to deal with it alone. T
no shame in getting support
it takes courage to share what you are facing.
Take care of yourself. When we are stressed, it is easy to neglect our minds and bodies.
Make sure you are getting enough sleep, eating well, and giving yourself a chanc
e to relax.
do things that make you feel good. You don’t have to feel
happy but make yourself feel comfortable and cared for. It can be something as simple as
reading a good book. Whatever it is, just make sure you create
time for it. As hard as it might
be, stay positive. Look for silver linings wherever you can find them. Even the smallest
amount of hope can go a long way.
Change your perspective and uncover a way forward for you!
Tear Soup by Pat Schwiebert
Tear Soup, a recipe for healing after loss, centers around an old and somewhat wise woman, Grandy.
A Grieving Teen by Helen Fitzgerald
This book helps adolescents struggling with loss and gives teens the tools they need to work through their pain and grief.
Life Is Tough (But So Are You) by Briony Benjamin
Sharing wise guidance on how to navigate difficult times, this is a funny, warm and practical guide to help you gain perspective on what's truly important in life
Miguel pursues his love for singing in spite of his family's ban on music. He stumbles into the Land of the Dead, where he learns about his great-great-grandfather who was a legendary singer.
Blended Not about loss. But a cute feel good movie. After a terrible blind date, Jim and Lauren find themselves stranded at a resort together with their respective children. However, the two soon start developing feelings for each other.
Big Hero 6
Hiro, a robotics prodigy, joins hands with Baymax in order to avenge his brother's death. They then team up with Hiro's friends to form a team of high-tech heroes.
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