Special Ways To Remember A Loved One During The Holidays

By: Graeme Hogle
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

If a loved one has passed away just before the holidays, it can affect the way you spend these days. You lose all interest in celebrating and do not feel that you can work through your grief during this time.

When you are at home, you feel that there are many triggers for your sorrow, and that brings on frustration as well.  If you feel that you do not have the energy or inclination to attend any parties or events or follow any of the regular traditions that you did, you should not stress yourself about it.

While there isn't much you can do to change things; you can do something special to remember your loved one during the holidays. It will provide you and your family some solace, and you will be able to cope with your grief in a better way. Here are some of the things that you can consider doing:

  • Display old photo albums that have, with your loved one's pictures in them. When your holiday visitors see them, it can become an excellent way to start conversations around any moments they have shared with them.
     
  • A digital album is another great way to share old memories with the people you love.
     
  • If you have any videos of the person, you can play them on one of the days, and it can be quite comforting to see your loved one on a bigger screen.
     
  • Donating to charity during the holiday season is one way to make a difference in someone's life. If your loved one supported a specific charity, you could also do your bit for that cause; it is a good way to remember the person during this time.

If you want more advice or need information on cremation, get in touch with us at Cremation Care Centre. You can call us at 416-255-0035 or register online.

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