by Lisa Church
Adapted from the book Hope is Like the Sun
The stress and emotions of miscarriage and grief can take its toll. Check out these practical tips and advice:
If you are having trouble sleeping try these suggestions:
At a time when your energy levels are down it can be difficult to think about exercise. However, routine physical activity promotes better health, increases fitness and causes the body to function better. It also cleanses the body, energizes you and relieves stress. Exercise not only reduces stress hormones, it also triggers the release of hormones that cause a feeling of well-being.
Here are some tips to help you get started:
Having contact with another person is a physical need during grief that can be overlooked. Touching, hugging and holding another person is both comforting and healing. Here are some great ways to connect with others:
Sadness, hopelessness and depression can be one of the hardest parts of grief. Getting through this critical time is difficult, but it can actually make way for healing. Here are some suggestions when you are coping with depression: