Sleeping After Cremation Services

Posted on March 4, 2019 by Karen Reardon under Cremations
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Grief hits people in a number of ways and there are many things you could find to be true after your loved one has their Lancaster, NC cremation service. You might not feel hungry or even capable of eating. You might not be able to sleep, either. Those two things are highly important to your own health. In fact, your grief will likely only feel worse if you don’t take care of yourself. If you aren’t able to sleep because of your grief, use these tips to help you get the sleep you need.  

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Consider Grief Counseling 

Some people are able to get through grief on their own, but others need help doing so. Talking to others who have gone through similar things and are also currently grieving can help you air out your feelings. That way, when it comes time to sleep, you’ll have less on your mind and heart regarding your loved one’s death.  

Keep A Schedule 

If your body is used to going to bed at the same time and getting up at the same time, try to keep that schedule when you are grieving. Your body will know what to do when the time comes. If you mess up the schedule, try to get back to it and help yourself ease into regular sleep.  

Workout Regularly 

It will be easier to go to sleep if you are worn out. While you are grieving, your emotions will always be worn out. Wear your body out too by exercising. It will make you feel better while you are awake, and it should make you go to sleep easier as well.  

Create A Sleep Ritual 

If you have any children, you know a routine before bedtime is often key to getting them to go to sleep when you want them to. Create your own routine and stick to it to give your mind and body sleep cues. Take a warm bath, read a good book, meditate, and try to clear your mind of your grief worries before you attempt to go to sleep.  

Don’t Be Alone 

Grieving is hard on anyone, but it’s even harder if you’re alone. Lean on your family members and friends during the way—some of them may have been through similar things and some of them may be grieving the same loved one you are. They might have sleep-related advice or, at the very least, can sympathize with your issue.  

If you need to organize a cremation in Lancaster, NCcontact Heritage Funeral and Cremation Services by calling (704) 846-3771. Our compassionate representatives are here to help you with everything you need during this most difficult time. We don’t disappear after the services are complete, either. You can still stop by 3700 Forest Lawn Dr Matthews, NC 28104 and ask for advice on grieving issues. We have resources for you and can point you in the right direction to get on the path to healing. Let’s honor your loved one first and then deal with your grief next. 

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