Losing a loved one is one of the most traumatic times of your life. The person you’ve done everything with is departed and thoughts of depression take over your mind. Albeit you understand that they are in a better place you are left deeply hurt that they are gone. However, know that your loved one is not truly departed, they live on in you and the ones they touched during their lifetime. So seek council in your family and friends, you should not experience this pain alone.
Honoring Your Loved One
Take Flowers to Their Memorial Site
When taking flowers to a loved one’s memorial site it is an act of remembrance. This simple act allows you to reflect on your memories with them and enables you to catch them up on current events in your life. Keeping them up to date on your life will make it seem as if they were there
Review Old Photos
Photo albums are a great way to review cherished times with your loved one. Reminiscing on past events can bring up happy times and laughable moments. Like that awful outfit that was stylish for the times.
Cook Your Loved Ones Favorite Dish
Everyone has a comfort food that is sure to put a smile on their face. Make your loved ones favorite dish and share it with others to see the joy on their face. The joy that once was theirs can now be shared with everyone.
Go to Your Favorite Place You Shared With Them
Revisiting your most cherished places that you and your loved one spent all of your time is a great way to review the joyous moments your shared.
Write a List of Things They Loved
By writing a list of your loved ones likes it allows you to remember and review everything they loved about life. When you find it hard to remember everything that made your loved one smile review the list or do something on it.
Written By: Karlie Kudrna