Breakups tend to be painful and exhausting. They sap your energy and enjoyment, often leaving you overwhelmed, lost and confused. “As cliché as it sounds, time is a great healer,” according to Christina Steinorth, MFT, a psychotherapist and author of Cue Cards for Life: Thoughtful Tips for Better Relationships. But there are many things you can do to feel better today. Steinorth shared five tips for mending a broken heart.
Margarita Tartakovsky, MS, is an associate editor at Psych Central and authors the body image blog Weightless. She writes about everything from anxiety and ADHD to creativity and couples to mindfulness and stress. You can learn more about her work at her website.