Day #1 of the 12 Days of Coping with Christmas

The first one is “Get some exercise.”

While I was editing that video, I felt like blowing something up. Actually, I just wanted to blow up iMovie. Other times of the year, I have a little more patience.

Karla Helbert, a grief expert, will be co-authoring many of these posts.

This is for anyone who is coping with adversity– loss of a child or other loved one to suicide or overdose, someone else’s substance use disorder,  your own mental illness, SUD, or thoughts of suicide.

So onto coping strategies

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Coming soon. Twelve days of Christmas

I’m going to have twelve days of Christmas in December. Instead of golden rings, calling birds, and turtle doves, I will highlight a coping strategy each day.

This time of year is difficult so I’m trying something different to jump start my own motivation while also inspiring yours. If any of you want to share a coping strategy that has worked for you to help me out with this exercise, make a comment below.

Let’s make this a group effort.

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