Community support is one of the most healing sources for your grief. Once you find your "people" to help you in your journey then you won't feel so alone. The resources below are those Coach Megan has researched and personally explored herself. The categories are within the mental and physical space.
Part of comforting your grief is finding the soothing practices and services that help you. If you need further information or you are in need of a particular professional please feel free to email me with your questions
WHY CONSIDER BODY WORK FOR GRIEF:
Grief lives in the body and can be physically felt in your muscles, bones and everyday movement. These options not only help you relief the physical symptoms of grief but help you unlock and release your emotional grief from your body. Some of these treatments have been used for centuries and can give you a relief you never thought possible.
Red Light Therapy
Cardio and Weight Training Exercise
WHY CONSIDER MENTAL & EMOTIONAL SUPPORT FOR GRIEF
These forms of therapy help you function, accept and heal on your own terms but with a trained professional holding your hand through the process. They understand what the brain and body is enduring through grief, giving them the ability to provide the proper treatment path for you.
Grief Group (church or organization)
Life or Grief Coach: Life coaching or grief coaching is for those who are ready to face the future with their loss and have entered into their grief with acceptance.
Therapist:his term can include psychologists, licensed social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, and licensed professional counselors.
Psychologists: These specialists have an advanced degree in psychology. They may do research or therapy and diagnose disorders in their patients/clients.
Psychiatrists: Not only do psychiatrists assess all of your mental and physical symptoms, but they also make a diagnosis and then work with you to develop a management plan for your treatment.
WHY CONSIDER RESOURCES LIKE BOOKS, PODCAST, VIDEOS AND BLOGS?
There are some amazing individuals who have created grief insight and support in the form of everything listed above. Listening to another person's journey in grief in the comfort of your own home or car could be the message you were looking for. It also allows for you to see likenesses you did not know where your grief and explain methods others have taken to gain relief from their grief symptoms.
Podcast: Grief specific or episode specific to trauma or grief.
Books: Workbooks and Books that share information and stories of loss and heartbreak.
Videos: Whether on YouTube or on websites, you can find informative interviews from experts and everyday people in their grief.
Blogs: Reading short yet helpful guides about grief and loss can help arm you with coping skills and information on how to take care of matters that your loved one has left behind.