If you look for advice on dealing with grief, you will likely find a myriad of ideas-some more helpful than others. Everyone grieves differently. What works for one person may not work for someone else.

Here are some basic guidelines that have proved practical for many:

 Realistically, nothing will completely erase the pain you feel. However, many who have lost a loved one can attest that taking positive steps, such as those listed in this article, helped them to find comfort. Of course, this is not a comprehensive list of every possible way to alleviate grief. But if you try some of these suggestions, you may find that they will bring you a welcome measure of relief.