Creativity is an expression of the soul

 

If you are at a loss for words in your grief for what you are thinking, feeling, experiencing, then a creative form of expression can help bring your feelings out into the open.

 

You can do everything that will help: writing, handicrafts, painting, pottery, gardening….

 

In the following we have put together a few examples of how you can meet grief creatively:

- Design a candle

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- Create a memory space in the house

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- Paint memorial stones

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- Create (or have it designed) a piece of jewelry

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- Design an album with photos, texts, etc.

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- Create photo collage

- Make chains of letters and hang them on the memorial site or grave

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- A place to remember and rest

design in the garden or in nature

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- Draw pictures

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- Handicrafts and folding

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- Clay figures (or have them designed)
for your home or the memorial place

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- Get your individual tattoo

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- Bake the favorite animals

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- Sew memorabilia

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And there is so much more, such as

 

  • Tinker messages in a bottle or paper boats and let them go (together)

  • Plant a tree and flowers

  • Write a book, poetry or blog

  • Design the grave according to your own wishes, e.g. decorate it for the seasons or with memorabilia such as stones and shells, which you collect e.g. at a lake, in the forest or on vacation

  • Help shape the tombstone / tombstoneN

  • (Have) sew a blanket or cuddly toys from the clothes

    ... there are no limits to imagination and creativity !!!