Coping through the holidays

GrannieAnnie_MODecember 16, 2012

I mother died on December 20 and as the date approaches I became depressed. This year I am giving the depression the boot! We had always had just a small tree but I bought a lage one and decorated it in early November. When I see how beautiful it is and how it represents hope, my spirits are lifted. Another thing I'm doing is calling my friends more often; especially those dealing with the loss of loved ones. I allow them to vent and I relate something positive or humorous. If I can help someone else, it also helps me.

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JoAnn_Fla

Yes, the best thing you can do is let people talk about their loved ones.

    Bookmark   December 17, 2012 at 6:27PM
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daisy9999_oh

That's great you put up the bigger tree. I hope it adds happiness to your holidays. And yes, calling your friends is a good thing too.

    Bookmark   December 17, 2012 at 6:30PM
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