Saturday, August 11, 2007

Tips on Getting Over a Breakup

It is always difficult moving on after a relationship ends. Everything seems to remind you of your ex. It’s normal to feel this way, but there are ways to move forward more quickly.

1.) Allow yourself to grieve. Getting those feelings out allows you to clear your mind and move forward. Just don’t get stuck in this phase. Get those feelings out then start taking small steps toward your future.

2.) Remember to take care of yourself. Don’t lie in bed all day, get out, take a walk, eat healthy. Exercise, sunshine and fresh air along with a healthy diet will do wonders for you mood.

3.) Rely on the support of friends. Get out and do something fun. Going out with friends will get your mind off your ex and will remind you that you are loved.

4.) Change your environment. Get rid of or put away the things that remind you of your ex. Rearrange your furniture or paint the walls a fun color.

5.) Engage in your favorite activities. Get involved in all the things you love but may not have had time for when you were in a relationship. This is a great way to get in touch with yourself, reconfirm who you are.

6.) Try something new. If there is something you always wanted to try now is the time. Take a class, go on a trip even if it’s a low-budget day trip, or start a new craft or business venture.

7.) Pamper yourself. Try a fresh new look; get a haircut or experiment with a fun new hair color. Give yourself a home spa treatment or plan a day at the spa.

8.) Read some self-help books or articles. This is a great way to help you work through the hard times or an area you are having difficulty with.

9.) Catch up on movies you haven’t seen or books you haven’t read. Getting lost in the plot will temporarily take your mind off of thing.

It won’t happen overnight but eventually you will start to notice the fog and your spirits lifting.

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About Author

Lori Grudzien is the Managing Editor of the website LifeChoicesWeb.Com a website dedicated to “Living a full life, by learning to love yourself”. Topics include Health, Aging, Divorce, Relationships, Career, Stress, Anxiety, Self-Esteem & Self Help.


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