Help for Sadness
Sadness visits us all from time to time. These
feelings are common after the end of a relationship, whatever
the cause, and often regardless of who initiated the breakup.
Recovering from a breakup is not easy for anyone.
Some people seem to take more time to mend their broken hearts
than others, and some relationships can seem harder to resolve
than others in your life.
There may be some things you can do to help
speed the process, such as sharing your feelings with close
friends or family members and taking good care of yourself
physically. Getting plenty of rest, eating healthy, and exercising
can help combat sadness and boost self-esteem.
Sometimes, though, the feeling of sadness may
linger too long and interfere with life and with your regular
routine. Talking to a mental health professional, like a psychologist,
can help you sort through your feelings and begin the healing
Some online resources that could be of benefit:
Expert information and non-commerical resources on mental
health & lifelong wellness. A fabulous compilation of
The National Institute for Mental Health has an excellent
booklet you can download off of the page I'm linking you to.
Ivan's Depression Central: The self-proclaimed central
clearinghouse for information on all types of depressive disorders
and on the most effective treatments. Tons of links here,
lots of information.