Dealing With Unresolved Grief

By: Danny Amoruccio
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

We all have to deal with the death of a loved one at some time or the other, and coming to terms with it can be extremely challenging. Sometimes, the person passes away all of a sudden, and it becomes challenging for those left behind to come to terms with their loss. However, there are some ways in which you can deal with unresolved grief, and here we take a look at what they are:

  • Know that most of the emotions that you are feeling at that point are normal. Expect things like loss of energy and appetite, a feeling of helplessness, frustration, or even anger. It is crucial to understand that these are normal reactions that will ultimately fade away after a while.
     
  • It is never a good idea to box-in your feelings as unresolved grief can be detrimental to your mental and physical health.
     
  • Dealing with the loss of a loved one can be very taxing, but you need to make sure that you do all the usual things that you used to do before the passing of your loved one.
     
  • Seek the support of those who are close to you and who care about your well being.
     
  • Though you may not feel like it, make sure that you eat nutritious foods and get some form of essential exercise as well. It will help you maintain your health while you are grieving
     
  • It is also crucial that you differentiate between depression and grief. If you find that you are becoming excessively depressed, you must consult a therapist. Talking to them can help you come to terms with your loss and the unresolved grief that you are experiencing.

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