Tips for Coping: Living with Grief

Living with grief takes a great deal of patience and courage. It is no easy task managing the ever-changing emotions and the unpredictability that is inherent in grief. You may feel as though you will never make it through. But you will. The intensity of your feelings will lessen as your grief shifts and changes with time. The following tips will help you as you move through your grief:


  • Give yourself permission to grieve.
  • Acknowledge and accept all feelings, both positive and negative.
  • Seek out caring people who will listen to you without judgment.
  • Express your feelings verbally, in writing, or through art.
  • Take good care of your health.
  • Seek professional help when needed.

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