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Throughout our lives there will be moments when we ourselves or someone we love will experience loss. It could be for a number of things- loss of a loved one, pet, divorce, job, or a traumatic event that has taken place. Whatever the tragedy, sometimes it can be difficult to know how to help get through a situation and be supportive. Contingent on the significance of the loss, the grief may vary. But despite the differences there are some things you can do to help.
Hearing happy memories is a good place to start. Recalling past times and reminiscing helps someone to focus on the good things and what they loved so much about the person who is now gone. Along with this you can make a personalized gift to give to them. This is a keepsake they can hold onto for years and look back on to remember their loved one. Allowing a person to be emotional and express their feeli