When someone we love passes away, the pain we feel is almost too much to comprehend. There are many different stages of grief and different manifestations. Here we look at a few suggestions to consider when dealing with grief.
1. Understand that grief is different for everyone
It is all too easy to compare your experience of grief with others around you. You may be wondering why they seem to be coping better or how they are able to get back to their lives so quickly.
The truth is – everyone experiences grief differently. Your focus should be on yourself and what you are going through. Spend time with (and support) those around you, but try not to compare yourself to them and how they are doing.
2. Remember, grief is inconsistent
Grief can come at any time and in any form. You may be commending yourself on how much better you’re doing one day, then a song on the radio brings back memories and you feel...