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  • Writer's pictureBrienne Jennings

Making It Through the Holidays: Finding Support After Loss

It’s already November and, I don’t know about you, but the holidays snuck up on me! It’s the time of year when my family gets together to eat lots of food, decorate homes and Christmas trees, and argue over who makes the best mac and cheese (Definitely Aunt Linda, no contest!). This was the time of year where my mom would truly come alive with excitement. She would make her own Christmas wreathes, pick new recipes to try out, and spend as much time with us as possible.

Sometimes, loss will come into your life and force you to face big changes. Although we think of loss as being related to the death of a person, loss can actually be related to a host of events. This could include the loss of a relationship (romantic, friendship, family), a job, your/someone’s health, home, safety, etc. This isn’t an exhaustive list but a note that