Hey @Saltwaterdreamtime I am so sorry to hear of your loss, it’s understandable that it’s hard to take care of yourself emotionally or feel better when going through so much grief. I’m wondering if you could give your family a phone call or even a video call, like face time or something? Do you have any mates where you are who also knew your friend who passed away and might want to meet up and have a chat about how you’re all coping?
Something that often helps me when sadness is overwhelming is to have a shower and a hot drink, lie down and try to let my mind drift away into happy memories or daydreams. I keep my breathing slow and even and eventually fall asleep and often wake up feeling a little lighter. Could something like that help you?
Ah I see @Saltwaterdreamtime. It sounds so painful to be far away from your family during such a distressing time I saw you mention in another post that you’ve recently finished an apprenticeship, I wondered whether making plans to get some work and save up money for another trip to NT would be helpful?
Hey @Saltwaterdreamtime, that’s awesome to hear about your work! But yeah travel is really expensive It sounds like a frustrating situation without an easy solution. What do you have planned for today? Is there anything that you enjoy doing or that helps you feel more connected to your family even from far away?
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