5 Tips to Cope with Grief after Loosing a Loved One

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Love is the most sacred and precious emotion on this human planet and being loved is the most delightful feeling indeed. Life is ultimately beautiful and blessed by the presence of loved ones around. But sometimes life turned off the blessing switch and some mishap take away your beloved from you in form of death or you are destined to stay distant from your lifelines in the same universe. It is more than heart rendering. Grief is just not a word now but a feeling which surrounds you awfully. It is natural to come across the feeling of deep sorrow after such an irreplaceable loss. But life is still going on and you have to go through it. Perhaps you feel that you cannot go with the flow without that one person.

Here are some ways for you to come out from the depth of grief:

Stop Running Away from the Grief:

Your loss is too much and will remain as it is. You are grieved and scared of this bad happening but do not try to run from this feeling, give your soul to mourn and cry over it as much as your inner self-requires it. After a vent out your soul will settle down. The flow of time will heal the wound and scar of this wound will tell you that you survived well on your own. Additionally, if you feel you are depressed do not shy away from seeking help. It may be a psychologist or a friend. For professional help, you can find a psychologist in Karachi, Lahore and all other main cities of Pakistan through Marham.

Set New Personal Goals:

When your inner side got some satisfaction and relaxation from the shock give it some new dreams and aims. Life is on the way and you cannot spend it on the same point. Look forward and set new goals according to your interest. Dream about a better job, new car, more luxurious house or simply the tour of your favorite place or any long-run goal will help you to step forward. And it is not a betraying to your lost one.

Make New Friends:

It is never too late to start the new friendships and relations. Life has still many opportunities to smile and generate happiness. Do not feel reluctant to add new people to your friend orbit. Welcome the good people with full of your heart, give time to settle and make a durable bond with them. The departed one will never come back a but new one can be your good companion in the coming routes of life.

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Help Others:

Selfless help of other humans and all creatures of almighty will give you positive energy. Help the suffering humanity by all your means. Provide one time meal to a hungry, take medicine for the poor patient, provide warm clothes to the shivering child, buy new shoes for wounded bare feet, give milk to a wandering dog or just console the perplexed soul with your soothing words are the ways by which you can help the miserable word. This will tell you that you are not alone in the ocean of grief and will take you up in the sunlight of hope and delight.

Bottom Line:

Keep in mind that life has not everything good for you but you can change the worst for the better with your courage. Only you can help yourself to tell the world that your smile is still beautiful. Rise and shine.

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Tayyaba Waris
She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.