作者：Spring Girl 2018-09-27
Qingming Festival, also known as Taqing Festival, falls on the 104th day after the winter solstice, at the turn of middle and late spring. It is a traditional Chinese festival and one of the most important festivals for sacrifice. It is a day for ancestor worship and grave sweeping. The traditional Qingming Festival of the Chinese nation dated back to the Zhou Dynasty, has a history of more than 2,500 years. Qingming Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Spring Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival are known as China's four traditional festivals.It is also a good way to spend the Qingming Festival with family members and children to accompany the elderly for an outing and contact with nature. While downplaying sadness, we care about and care for those who find it difficult to face the Qingming Festival.This special topic will bring the public the knowledge of psychological care during the Qingming Festival, provide support resources for grief recovery and support for relatives and friends of those who commit suicide. Hope to spend the Qingming Festival with more support, love and companionship!
Qingming Festival, pay attention to the elderly mood
During the Qingming Festival, people tend to feel depressed, especially for the elderly, when they visit the graves of deceased relatives. At this time, the elderly need more from our care and company, it is suggested that the family accompany the elderly through the sad farewell days. Especially for the elderly who have been widowed recently, the sadness is even heavier. The elderly are an important part of the annual Tomb Sweeping Festival, accounting for about 20 percent of the total population. When elderly people visit their graves, they are especially sentimental about their dead ancestors, which can easily lead to depression. Some of them even start to cry on the spot. The elderly suffering from cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, such as hypertension, coronary heart disease and other chronic diseases, should pay special attention to the fact that sentimental mood is easy to cause the disease.The elderly suffering from these diseases should calm down, pay attention not to be tired or sad, to remind yourselves to stabilize the mood.When sweeping the grave, it is best to have the company of relatives, they can chat with the elderly, and talk more happy things, so that the elderly do not feel lonely.Tomb-sweeping Day is also a good time to go for an outing. When you are free, you'd better accompany the elderly for an outing. It can help them exercise their muscles and bones, relieve their sadness, and benefit their body and mind.
In addition, due to the custom of burning paper candles during worship,, it will produce a large amount of smoke, so the elderly had better not stay in it for too long, otherwise it may lead to dizziness, disease and so on.When old people find too much smoke, they should come out for fresh air in time. If you go to the mountain to worship, the mountain road is steep, the elderly should pay attention to anti-skid, and it’s better with the support of family to avoid falling.Now it is the rainy season, go out with umbrella, do a good job of rain protection.
Control your emotions, calm your memories, find love and strength
There are many cases of psychological problems caused by the memory of deceased relatives and friends during the Qingming Festival. Generally speaking, in the immediate aftermath of a death, some of the most vulnerable people will be touched by the scene in two years,, and more attention from family members will be the best company. At the same time, you should pay more attention to their needs. However, there is no need to avoid it, such as not allowing them to visit deceased relatives. Family members can encourage and support them, and living a good life is the best way to repay the deceased.
In addition, the Qingming Festival can be regarded as a family reunion, travel and relaxation opportunities. If the elderly are widowed, their children should accompany them more.
To bid farewell to sorrow, Qingming can heal "heart"
Apart from mourning, the meaning of Qingming lies in the button to start a "new life".
If you vent, memorize, say farewell, you’d better to put down. In essence, goodbye is what it is: say goodbye to the past. Face the future and live in the present. It takes time and a process to recover from the trauma.
Source: Chunfeng psychological stress intervention