How to Cope During Hard Anniversaries, Birthdays, and Holidays
When you’re working through personal challenges, some days can be harder than others. Whether it’s the first anniversary of your diagnosis, the fifth Father’s Day since you lost your dad, or yet another birthday spent apart from your child, chances are there are some occasions you’d just as soon skip.
You deserve to honor these events in a way that works best for you—and to take care of yourself in the process. Use these strategies to find strength on hard days like holidays, anniversaries, and birthdays. Share them with loved ones so they can help support you.
Whatever the occasion, you have the right to: