Taking Care of Yourself While Grieving
While grieving the loss of a loved one, it can be easy to forget to look after your own needs.
Below are several resources that can help you practice self-care, whether through breathing exercises or other strategies.
- 6 Breathing Exercises to Relax in 10 Minutes or Less — This article walks you through several different breathing techniques that can promote relaxation and help lessen feelings of stress.
- Ideas for a Self-Care Strategy — From journaling to getting outdoors, these activities can help you create a strategy for self-care.
- The Need for Self-Compassion in Grief — Everyone grieves in their own way, and it’s important to practice self-compassion during this difficult time.
- Nurturing Yourself While Grieving — This article outlines how to care for different parts of yourself, from the physical to the spiritual.
Although everyone’s journey is different, it’s important to take time for yourself as you experience the effects of grief.