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Feeling Grief Means Being Alive: 7 Tips to Help One Year Later.
By ELISHA GOLDSTEIN, PH.D.
“Grief is a winding, nasty road that has no predictable course, and the best thing you can do as a friend is to show up for the ride. You cannot rush grief.” Angie Smith, mother who lost her son.
Here are 7 tips to help during this time:
In addition to these 7 tips for greiving one year later, more than anything treat yourself with love and kindness during this time. The grief will seem more acute during some times and more subtle during others. A year later, you’ll smile more and cry less, laugh more, and begin to feel better. Though you miss the person you lost and long to be with them, may you know deeply, “this too shall pass and you will see them again one day.”
Researched and edited by Dr. Kelly Brennan for Terry Boyd’s World Radio Show on AM 860 KPAM - Portland, Oregon. December 11, 2013.
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