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Remember to take care of yourself!
Grief can be physically and emotionally draining. You will need to look after yourself to help you get through this difficult time by:
Eating healthily and frequently
Sticking to your usual routine
Getting enough exercise
Prioritising daily tasks
Getting a good night's sleep
Staying connected with others
Avoiding alcohol and drugs
Being kind to yourself
Spending some time alone
Doing something you enjoy
Honouring your loss
Finding ways to remember and honour the person you lost can help soothe the pain you feel. It can be something simple like:
Planting a tree
Keeping a journal
Taking part in a charity event
Sharing memories with others
Making a donation in their name
Talking about their life
Making a photo album
Cooking their favourite meal
Building a memorial with personal items and objects that remind you of them
Visiting or spending time in a place you feel close to them
Buying a special candle and lighting it at memorable times
Volunteering with a charity or cause close to their heart
Writing a song or poem about them
Creating a new tradition to remember them
Finding or creating a special space to spend time with them
Doing something that you used to do together
Attending an event that reminds you of them (sports game, movie, play)
Doing something they would have enjoyed
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