That grieving style may point the way to some healthy self-care techniques. Time in nature – perhaps walking or biking, hobbies, sports and fitness can all be good self-care activities, if they’re tackled with an eye to healing and wellness. It’s especially important for men to engage with others – which may be the exact opposite of what they’re inclined to do when dealing with grief or loss due to work-related injury, illness or a fatality.
For each individual, no matter their gender, self-care may look a little different. Start by making it a research project to learn a bit more about self-care and figure out what works best for you. Here are a couple of resources, specifically for men, to set you on your way: