Struggling With Grief And Loss? Here Are Our Best Tips

Struggling With Grief And Loss? Here Are Our Best TipsAre you struggling with grief and loss? If so, we’re very sorry to hear that. It’s hard when we lose a loved one, and it feels as though a piece of us is missing which can be very difficult to deal with. But, know that you are not alone. Not only are there people around you who care, but there are strangers on the internet like us who care about you too. We know that for a lot of people that’s not going to bring about much comfort, but try to take comfort in the fact that you’re not alone in your feelings, we know it’s hard.

Down below, we’re going to be talking about some of the best tips that we’ve got to help you with grief and loss, so keep reading if you want to know more.

Grief + Loss: Talk About How You’re Feeling

The first thing that you need to do might feel as though it’s the world's most impossible task, but it will help you more than you know. You need to talk about how you are feeling. Talk about the way that you feel even when you don’t want to. It might not feel like it’s going to do anything to help, but you know that they say a problem shared is a problem halved, and they are right. It’s not always going to be the easiest thing in the world to do, and there are going to be times where you trip over your words, you struggle to get them out and you struggle to articulate how you’re feeling. That’s all okay, as long as you are trying.

You can choose to talk to a close friend or a family member, whoever makes you feel comfortable and whoever you are happy to speak to. It might take a while to get to a point where you’re completely comfortable enough to do this, but once you are, make sure you are listening to others as well as speaking about how you’re feeling. You may find comfort in the fact that they understand.

Seek Out Professional Help

There are going to be times where it’s necessary to seek out professional help of one sort or another. More commonly, people choose to speak to a specialist who understands grief and loss, and can help you muddle through. We know that a lot of people are opposed to getting this kind of help for one reason or another, but there really is no reason that’s good enough. If it helps you through, and it helps you to understand and manage your grief, why is it a bad thing?

Or, if you don’t want to seek the traditional kind of help and you are more interested in other forms, then you can look into them as well. For example, if you believe that you can contact the dead in some way, then you might want to get the help of an evidential medium to assist you with this. Hopefully, this will give you the answers that you seek and help you come to terms with your grief.

Let Yourself Feel

We know that asking you to do this might sound like we are asking you to cut off an arm or a leg. It probably sounds like the most painful thing that you can think of and you don’t want to do it, but you have to. The longer that you try to fight the grief, the longer that you pretend it isn’t there and that this isn’t happening, the harder it’s going to get when you do eventually let it all in. You have got to let yourself feel the pain, the loss, and all of the emotions that go with that.

It will be tough, and there will be days where it’s far harder to manage than others, but you will get through it. Your grief journey will be far shorter, and far easier if you allow yourself to feel emotions, rather than trying to push them away, because that’s how they intensify and fester.

Hopefully you have found this article helpful, and now have a more solid understanding of some of the things that you should be doing if you are struggling with grief and loss. Don’t push yourself beyond what you are capable of right now, everyone grieves at their own pace. There is no time limit that you need to abide by, and no one can tell you that your grief is not valid. Take your time, you will get there in the end, we promise.

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About Lauren

Lauren is the Content & Community Manager for Wellness Force Media. According to Lauren, wellness is about finding gratitude and joy in doing any type of physical or self-care activity that we love. Wellness means providing ourselves with self-love, good nutrition, and the inner peace that our individual minds and bodies need.

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