The Natural Way to Say Goodbye

By: John Moles
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

The sadness of the loss of a loved one can be overwhelming. Some people choose to withdraw, try to ignore the pain and attempt to deny grief. Yet researches have proven that this approach only makes the situation worse and often leads to depression.

The loss is painful, yet you will find comfort deep within your soul as you recall special memories of your time together. Tears will flow, grieving will begin, and a lifetime of memories will be cherished. Tears are your body's way of shedding toxins and not crying can do long term damage to your brain. At times like this...it’s natural to cry. 

Here are 4 more things that it is natural to do when experiencing a loss.

It’s natural to gather together.

On these occasions, the support of family and friends wraps around you like a comforting blanket on a cold winter night. It’s natural to gather together and help each other cope with this life-changing event. Tears will be shed, plans will be made, and a family will come together to lean on each other during this difficult time.

It’s natural to share the stories.

Sharing stories is a natural part of any family gathering. When you lose a loved one, sharing his or her stories becomes an essential part of preserving the legacy of your family. As young family members hear the stories, they come to appreciate those who have gone before them on a whole new level.

It’s natural to say goodbye...slowly.

Saying goodbye to your precious loved one takes time. By gathering together and telling his or her stories, you have honored and celebrated a life well lived. When you lose a loved one, it’s natural to take time out from your fast-paced life to say goodbye...slowly.

It’s natural to ask for help.

The loss of a loved one creates a whole series of tasks. Think of it as having to coordinate a family reunion or a wedding with only a few days of advance notice. That’s why families rely on the support and experience of Moles Farewell Tributes. We provide unique memorial events that reflect your values, unite your family, and provide a naturally beautiful way to say goodbye.

 

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