Ideas for Paying Tribute on the “Anniversaries”
There are certain times of the year when you will miss your loved one most terribly – an anniversary, a birthday, Christmastime, and other times when those special memories come back. During these times, actively remembering and paying tribute to our loved ones can be a difficult but rewarding experience.
On these days that mean so much to us every year, remembering your loved one’s favorite things can help make the times more bearable.
What were those favorite:
- Things to do?
- Places to eat?
Can you incorporate those into that special day? Would visiting the cemetery be appropriate? Doing those things that were enjoyable to your loved one will help you remember and pay tribute in comforting ways.
Here are a few examples of beautiful ways that others have remembered:
Surviving Holidays, Birthdays, and Anniversaries: A Guide for Grieving During Special Occasions (Grief Steps Guide)
“A caring and compassionate guide to help you through difficult days Good cheer, laughter and happiness are emotions often associated with holidays and special occasions. Yet those experiencing grief feel a vastly different set of emotions. In this caring and compassionate guide, Brook Noel explores the different challenges brought on by holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions. She’ll share with you want to expect along with strategies for coping during those difficult days. You’ll also find some ideas for creating new rituals and incorporating your lost loved one into future celebrations.”