27 Things That Can Really Help You While You're Grieving

    There's no right way, but these suggestions may help you find your way.

    We recently asked the members of BuzzFeed Community about what helps them when they're grieving. These are their stories.

    1. Attend a dinner put on by The Dinner Party.

    2. Set aside about 15 minutes each day to be by yourself in a quiet place to give yourself space to grieve.

    3. Write letters to your loved one.

    4. Binge-watch a lot of TV.

    5. Commemorate milestones with their favorite food.

    6. Find a local Death Cafe to talk about death and grieving with others who have experienced loss.

    7. Look through old pictures, emails, letters, and anything else you shared.

    8. Tell a lot of jokes. Shocking ones.

    9. Seek out a therapist you trust.

    10. Write out all of your emotions on paper.

    11. Find a hobby that fills you with happiness.

    12. Wear their clothing or jewelry.

    13. Talk to them...even if it's one-sided.

    14. Honor them through poetry.

    15. Don't judge yourself for grieving.

    16. Take care of others as a way of taking care of yourself.

    17. Try switching to a new kind of diet.

    18. Accept the way you feel, no matter how you feel.

    19. Write stories infused with details about your loved one.

    20. Take comfort in mourning with others.

    21. Take a hike.

    22. Honor them by living life the way they would have wanted you to live.

    23. Remember to take things one day at a time.

    24. Make a playlist of the songs that remind you of them.

    25. Know that grieving comes in waves and it has its own schedule.

    26. Celebrate life when you feel like celebrating.

    27. And be normal when you feel like being normal.

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