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It is important to care for yourself while you are grieving. Take as much time as you need, and seek and accept support from a trusted friend, family member or mental health professional when you need it.
Whether you are grieving or taking care of others who are grieving, here are some tips for self-care:
Sleep problems are common for those who are grieving. Here are some helpful strategies:
Deep breathing helps you deal with stress, tension, anxiety, and anger. It can be done almost anywhere. It is also called diaphragmatic breathing. It helps in many ways. Steps for this exercise:
Repeat these deep breaths 10 times. You will notice how much more relaxed you feel after a very few minutes of controlled breathing.
Do this 5 times a day.
Call Grief Support Services at 218-786-4402 for more information regarding counseling and grief support groups for children, teens, and adults.