After losing my mother three months ago, I believed that I was at peace considering all that she and my family and I had been through.
I have realized that the grieving process is not linear, and some days it’s as if I am experiencing the day she died again.
I allow myself to feel it all with great self compassion and extra self care, and I rely on my natural and organic wellness tools to guide me through the process.
Grieving a major loss takes time, and it will look and feel different for everyone. And, we must never set a time limit keeping in mind that it is a lifelong process of adjustment.
Using healthy coping skills including support from loved ones will ease the pain. Asking for support is our greatest self care, and offers us guidance back to wellness.
Self care is the actions that we take to achieve wellness, and wellness is where we stand in our power.”
Wendy Blanchard, MS, CHHC