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Posted on Dec 2, 2015 in Death, Depression, Grief, Holidays, Loss, News, Therapy

Holiday Grief vs. Celebration

There are hundreds of reasons to feel stressed during the holiday season. But holiday grief can open up wounds that have barely healed and then you are left tending to them all over again. Be it the holidays or any kind of celebration after the loss of someone, for some the first year is more challenging and for others each year the holiday season can bring with it grief wrapped up in a new package. How can you survive the holiday season while you are still grieving the loss of a loved one? Partaking in celebrations with the same happy feel might not be easy. The holidays might never be the same again for you but you can certainly do things to make the time easier for you and maybe for your family as well. Take your time through the grieving process Grief is a personal thing. Only you know what you feel. Take time to feel your emotions and do not hurry through them just because its Christmas...

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