Honoring and Coping with the Loss of Loved One

By: David Tindall
Monday, May 31, 2021

It is vital to find different ways to keep the memory of a loved one alive after their death. Dealing with the loss can become an uphill task for you and other members of your family. However, we at Tindall Funeral Home believe that there are certain ways to honor and cope with the loss of a loved one.

Honoring Your Loved One

Here are some useful tips to follow to honor the loss of your loved one:

  • You can visit your family member’s gravesite and pay homage to them. Anniversaries, birthdays and other special occasions is the time to do this.
  • You can light candles in your loved one’s memory
  • Collate photographs, sketches, poems, music, and other similar things as an archive in your special person’s memory
  • Involve yourself in activities the person particularly enjoyed – sometimes, this could be something very simple like going to watch a movie or taking a walk in a specific location.
  • Installing a perennial plant or tree is a good way to keep the memory of your loved one fresh in your mind
  • You can also create a small memorial for your loved one.

Pay Attention To Your Mental And Physical Health

When you are mourning you might neglect yourself, and this neglect can have long-lasting effects on your health. You might have personal and professional commitments you can really ignore even when you are grieving.

However, you must look after your own health and mental wellbeing. Get some regular exercise, eat nourishing food at the right times and catch enough sleep as well. This will help you cope with your loss better and get back to doing everything calmly.

Contact us at Tindall Funeral Home through our online form or call (315) 468-5521 if you want to know about our pre-planning services and need advice.

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