Kaunda Selisho
Lifestyle Journalist
5 minute read
8 Dec 2020
9:20 am

How to cope with the holidays when you’ve lost a loved one

Kaunda Selisho

Whether you find yourself needing help or needing to help others, Griefshare facilitator Coralie Deas has a few tips to help you.

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One of life’s most unfortunate constants is the prospect of loss. This reality was driven home even harder this year - not only through all the deaths due to Covid-19 but through how mourning was impacted by the travel bans and calls for social distancing. It has also felt like the year has just zoomed by and many find themselves having to deal with the festive season before they have even had a chance to process the grief they may have been going through. The Citizen spoke to Griefshare facilitator Coralie Deas to find out what options those who are...