Nothing like the holidays to bring front and center the absence of your loved one. We pulled together some tips to help you cope with grief during the holidays – whether you are missing your loved one who is no longer physically here or if you’re supporting your loved one grieving.
I lost my loved one:
>Feel all the feels. Happiness, anger, joy, sadness. Cry it out, laugh till it hurts. Allow yourself to grieve during the holidays, and make time to do so. Remember, enjoying yourself doesn’t mean...
We regularly interview people who have experienced loss or burnout. Everyone experiences and responds to hardships in different ways, there is no right way or wrong way to grieve or handle stress. We share these stories in hopes that their experiences will support you in your journey – which ever side you are on – working through the process or supporting a loved one. If you are interested in sharing your story, please reach out via our home page.
Looking back, I don’t know how I did it, but I knew why I didn’t – I felt ashamed. Ashamed to take a break. Ashamed to admit defeat. Ashamed to ask for help. Ashamed that I couldn’t hack it in the real world.