Healing The Holiday Heart

by Flourish Digital Magazine

Written By: Nevaina Rhodes

Sometimes grief comes in waves…washing over you slowly or crashing in suddenly. The overwhelm of the sadness can be unpredictable, especially with so many factors to consider. How recent was the loss? A year ago? Ten years ago? What was the nature of the relationship? Was it a parent, a child, a sibling, a spouse or friend? How strong are the relationships that remain? Do you have a network of support? Has anyone in your support circle experienced a similar loss? There are so many layers and variables. Each one can be amplified during the holidays, which may give rise to the idea that suicides occur more frequently during the holiday season. This is a myth.

Read the complete article on page 10 in the Holiday Issue of Flourish Digital Magazine.

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