Nola Metz Simpson
There is no way around this truth – the idea of going through the holiday season without your loved one can be anger, fear, sadness and anxiety producing. If this is your first holiday season in grief; know that oftentimes the anxiety leading up to the holidays is worse than the actual holiday itself. Somehow you will get through the day. Below are a few pointers on preparing for and getting through the holidays, and these same recommendations can be used for any “firsts” you may experience.