Grief & Loss

E -Thoughts: Self Care Tips During A Time Of Loss

  • Be kind to yourself
  • Recognize the emotions you are feeling are normal
  • Accept help and support from others
  • Find balance between staying busy and reflecting your loss
  • Brush off comments you may receive that may not be helpful while taking in comforting words
  • Recognize that grief affects all areas such as physical, mental, emotional, and existential
  • Don’t compare your response to the response of others. Your grief process is a unique experience
  • Take small steps towards adapting life to living without your loved one
  • Seek professional help if you have any concerns about your grief response

 

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Grief & Loss

The Grief and Loss Of Immigrant Families 

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Understanding the grief process, its complexities and many layers, within immigrant families is an area that is lacking in research. An immigrant suffers multiple losses in a short period of time including but not limited to their family unit, support system, home, language, and culture. In addition, many immigrants experience trauma during their journey. Continue reading “The Grief and Loss Of Immigrant Families “