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10 Ways to Celebrate When You Have a Broken Heart

Life can hit you out of nowhere. Many people get help from looking to God during sadness and grief. Bring your heartache to him, asking for strength to get through another day.

God wants your honesty, so you tell him how you feel. You may want to pray something like this prayer of St. Augustine of Hippo.

ADVERTISEMENT Lord, our God, we are in the shadow of your wings. Protect us and bear us up. You will care for us as if we were little children, even to our old age.

When you are our strength, we are strong; but when we are our own strength, we are weak. We now return to you, O Lord, that we may never turn away again. Amen –St.

Augustine of HippoIt’s easy to fall into negative self-talk. Resist the urge to believe everything you’re saying to yourself. Accept that your sense of what’s true is skewed right now by your heartbreak.

Life may look bleak, but instead of seeing everything as hopeless, try to tell yourself it won’t always be this way. Whenever you try to tell yourself something negative, counter it with a tiny positive thing. Even the slightest positive statement can help alter your perspective.When you’re struggling with grief and sadness, keeping a routine will help you.

It allows you to have a predictable pattern of eating, working and sleeping, which can bring a sense of calm. Fight to maintain your routine even if you don’t feel like keeping one. Get out of bed each morning, eat something during the day, do a little work.

These small attempts at a routine will help you get through this challenging season.Losing someone you love is extremely difficult. It’s normal to feel sad. Don’t feel pressured to act happy during special occasions.

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