Focus on small, present things

If your pet has died, try not to obsess over “When am I going to get over this?”. Instead, focus on small steps in your adjustment process: put away the leash; be able to pass the park without getting upset; and, eventually, feel the urge to get a new one.

Source: How to Handle Changes in Your Life @ wikiHow

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