Mental Health: Coping with Bereavement

Mental Health: Coping with Bereavement

Although death is a natural part of life, the loss of a loved one may cause the greatest grief one will endure in their life. Loss of a loved one can trigger a turning point one’s mental health. Many never quite recover from such loss, and their lives and those of their loved ones become irreparably affected. Sadly many can end up being stuck in depression. Emotional responses to loss are varied in variety and intensity. People may experience feelings of sadness, anger and even guilt. Understanding how to cope with these overwhelming feelings is essential in managing them and healing. This article will offer some guidance on how bereavement may affect your mental health, and how you can cope with it. Keep reading to find out more. The Period of Mourning As a term, mourning encapsulates all manifestations of sorrow that you may exhibit after a loved one dies. Mourning can be very intimate and personal or can be […]

Gone But Not Forgotten: Remembering Loved Ones Online

It has long been thought that the internet is a tool of division and isolation. To some extent, this is true. The internet has affected how we conduct personal and meaningful social interactions. However, be that as it may, this technology has also given countless grieving people an opportunity to find healing through remembering their loved ones on the internet. How you may ask? Through virtual cemeteries. Virtual cemeteries are online spaces where loved ones grieve together in commemoration of loved ones. Some are in the form of websites and others are in the form of apps. Either way, these virtual platforms allow the bereaved to immortalize the memory of their loved ones, and access those memories whenever they please. In this sense, where the internet may indeed be divisive, virtual cemeteries unite and foster relationships and healing. In today’s world, they could serve as an important agent for complete healing. Keep reading to find out more! The Necessity for […]

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