Managing difficult emotions during the holidays

4.  Practice a loving kindness meditation to cultivate your self compassion.

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Here are the list of benefits when you practice loving kindness meditation.

5.  Write about your pain.  Studies show that writing about your pain has been proven to aid in healing and reduce suffering.

6. If you are alone and there is no one you can reach, connect with a crisis hotline.

 https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org 

7.  If you are supporting others through a challenging time and need advice on the right words, join the option B support group.  https://optionb.org/groups

For you,

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I wish you peace.

I wish you healing.

I wish you release of your suffering.

I wish you balance.

I wish you love during the holiday season and always.

References:

Stuckey HL, Nobel J. The Connection Between Art, Healing, and Public Health: A Review of Current Literature. American Journal of Public Health. 2010;100(2):254-263. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2008.156497.

Managing difficult emotions during the holidays

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