Ways to deal with a sudden loss of a loved one

Loss of a dear one is never easy but needs to be dealt with utmost care

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The coronavirus pandemic has claimed millions of lives. A number of people have lost their loved ones, who are finding it hard to deal with the loss and are not able to get over it. Although it is easy to say than done, but there are ways to deal with it. With due respect for people who have lost a dear one, here are a few ways that can help to ease some of the pain.

1. Accept the situation – The first step that you need to take is to accept the situation. It is hard to believe that the person is no longer in your life. The person who was till yesterday having a cup of coffee by your side has suddenly left you alone. It is not easy to deal with the loss, but you have to move on and think about your future.

2. Accept your emotions – DO not ignore your feelings and accept your emotions. It is OK to cry out loud and express. It is OK to express your anger over the situation and that needs to be addressed. That would happen only when you accept your emotions.

3. Share about your feelings – It is very essential that you share about your feelings and find a companion who can understand and offer a shoulder to cry on. It can be a family member or a close friend. Communicate with them and let them know how it makes you feel. It works like a therapy and makes you feel better. Every time you have emotions accumulated you can communicate with a close friend to vent out.

4. Get back in your routine – When you feel that you have given yourself enough time, try to get back to the routine. It will help you to remain busy and heal.

5. Exercise – Exercise is an excellent way to distract your mind from the current situation. It elevates the mood and increases the energy levels.

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