Preparing for the Holidays After Losing a Loved One

The holidays are quickly approaching, are you ready? Is the shopping done? Have arrangements been made for your visitors? Is your house ready to go and looking nice? Are the dinners planned? How’s your mental health??? For some of us, the holidays can be really tough not just because we are trying to deal with crazy Aunt Judy and her disapproval of our life choices, but because we are still mourning the loss of one of our dear friends or family. If you are dealing with the loss of a loved one and how to face the holidays without them,
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Emotional Wellness Strategies

I’m meeting with a group of women tonight to discuss how to handle difficulties in their lives. I’m focusing a good chunk of my presentation on strategies to promote emotional wellness. I think we can all benefit from these, so I thought I’d share with you: 1.Return to the basics of physical health and find balance in the following: a.)Engage in physical activity of a type that you have found enjoyable in the past. Exercise has many healing effects including the release of endorphins and improving sleep. b.)Eat healthy and regularly. Be sure that you are having regular and balanced
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