When you are trying to get through the grieving process, funeral homes in Centennial, CO are here to care for your loved one and give you the compassion and support you need through this hard time. Most people have five senses, though some are missing one or more (which means the ones they have left are often heightened!) and those senses can help you to grieve through this process. Here are the senses and things you can get from them to help you with that grieving process.
The sense of touch is going to be important to anyone going through the grieving process. You are going to need hugs, an arm around you, a shoulder to cry on, and other such things. The touches your loved ones and friends give you can mean a lot to you when you are feeling lost and alone without the person who died. Take those hugs when offered and savor them. They will remind you that you have support and that there are a lot of people left that still care about and love you.
Your eyes are going to show you many of the beautiful things that are left in this world, even when you lose someone special. You are able to see your family, for example, and remember that those people are there for you through it all. You will also see sunsets, rainbows, and other beautiful things that your world has in store for you in the future. Seeing those things can help you to get through the hardest days.
Smell is something that can bring about memories. When you go through your loved one’s closet, you might notice their scent among their clothes. In the future, when you smell freshly baked cookies, you might think of the person who baked them for you all the time and so on. Take those scents in and let them remind you of someone special when the memories flow.
Family members have a lot of memories of your loved one and hearing those stories can help you to remember them fondly. It’s nice to hear things that other people appreciated about that person. Hearing them can make you smile, help you to remember things you didn’t recall before, and help you to appreciate your loved one for the person they were.
You are going to need to eat when you are hungry and there are lots of good foods out there. As family members and friends bring you meals, eat them and savor the flavors. There might be certain things that remind you of something your loved one used to make for you. Or, when you get pleasure from certain foods, use that as a step in the right direction as well. Life is going to bring pleasure your way, enjoy it when you can.
If you are trying to work through final services with funeral homes in Centennial, CO, your five senses can help. Call us for any help needed.