Dr Abe V Rotor
Paaralang Bayan sa Himpapawid with Ms Melly C Tenorio
DZRB 738 KHz 8 to 9 evening, Monday to Friday
Pieta by Michelangelo: Mary and her dead son Jesus, the deepest grief and pain of a mother.
- Turn to friends and family members
- Plan ahead for grief “triggers.”
- Get enough sleep or at least enough rest.
- Try and maintain some type of a normal routine.
- Remember that regular exercise helps relieve stress and tension.
- Eat a balanced diet. Limit high calorie and junk food. Drink plenty of water.
- Avoid using alcohol, medications or other drugs in excess or to mask the pain.
- Do those things and be with those people who comfort, sustain and recharge you.
- Find creative ways-journal, paint, photograph, build, woodwork, quilt, knit, collage or draw-to express intense feelings.
- Remember coping skills you have used to survive past losses. Draw upon these inner strengths again.
- Draw comfort from your faith
- Join a support group
- Talk to a therapist or grief counselor
- Be kind to others.
- Perform random acts of kindness.
- Volunteer your services or skills. Offer your assistance to someone in need.
- Express your feelings in a tangible or creative way
- Talk to others, especially those who have lived through and survived similar experiences.
- Create a Memorial or a Foundation
- Plant a tree or flowers in a garden in memory of the person.
- Donate--money, time, food, clothing or other needed items.
- Donate to a charity, homeless shelter, home for abused women.
- Donate blood at your local blood center.
- Write sympathy and condolence notes, letters of encouragement and support to those affected by the loss.
- Remember to tell your loved ones, friends and family how much you care about them often.
Reference: Healthy Living, HelpGuide Org, Internet