Take Time to Grieve and Heal
The first year of grieving is a difficult process. According to Julie Brooks, people often expect too much out of themselves during the first year of grieving. Brooks says to be patient with yourself in the first year after a loss. She offers several helpful tips to take the process slow during Holidays, day to day, and for the long term. It’s important not to push yourself or someone else through the grief process.
When you are grieving, make sure to take as much time for yourself as is needed.