The loss of someone can affect your mental and emotional health for months or even years. Here’s how to navigate the mourning process.
Grief is an unfortunate reality of life. At some point, almost everyone experiences the passing of a loved one, whether it’s a relative, a friend, your spouse, or a beloved pet. The emotional and physical pain that follows can feel debilitating.
"Grieving is a natural process that most people simply have to work through," says Dr. David H. Rosmarin, director of the Spirituality and Mental Health Program at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital. "Everyone grieves at their own pace and in their own way, and the process is essential to healing."
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