El Pasoans commemorated a difficult anniversary this past week as August 3 marked the passing of a year since the Walmart shooting incident that killed 23 of our community members. Observing the anniversary of a death can be difficult.For some, it is met with a moment of silence and remembrance. Others may experience the grief and pain from the opening of an emotional wound. Here are some ways to observe these days:
Be aware that anniversaries may trigger heavy feelings of grief.Do not be afraid of them, rather embrace them and reach out to your other family members and friends.
- Emotional Health