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DIY Memorial Projects
There are many ways to honor the memory of a loved one. For those with a deft hand at crafts, there are a number of home projects that can help you memorialize your loved one’s life. This article w...Read More >>
Why Sending Flowers to a Funeral is Important
Flowers have been a vital part of burial rites for most of human history. In fact, humans have been using flowers in funeral rites for over 60,000 years. While ancient peoples did not usually have ...Read More >>
Going Back to Work After Losing a Loved One
After the loss of a loved one, it can be a difficult process to return to the workplace. While work can help you get back to a routine, for many people getting back to “normal” can feel impossible....Read More >>
Grief and National Tragedies: the 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks
Every year, Americans remember those we lost in the tragic 9/11 attacks in 2001. Now, on its 20th anniversary, it is important to look to those who are experiencing personal grief today. Per...Read More >>
Do I Need A Will?
A Will is an important document for establishing how your assets are distributed upon your passing. Most people think that they do not need a Will until they own a house or have children. But, it i...Read More >>
A Beautiful Metaphor for The Stages of Grief: Gris
Grief can be processed and expressed in a number of ways, as we have discussed many times on this blog. And while we all experience it in a wide variety of ways, there are some common experiences t...Read More >>
Accepting How Your Loved One Died
Grief is a powerful and complex emotion, especially when coping with the loss of a loved one. For many people, confronting the cause of death can be a difficult process. However, it can be an impo...Read More >>
Improving Longevity in Your 50's
Your fifties should be the age where you can start to wind down; but unfortunately, it is also when many people really start to feel the effects of aging. It can be a good time to reflect and make ...Read More >>
Helping Teens Cope With Parental Loss
The loss of a loved one is never an easy shoulder to bear, much less so when you are a teenager. The loss of a parent or guardian can weigh heavily on the mind and spirit. It can be hard to find co...Read More >>
How Long After Death is the Funeral Held?
Most funerals tend to happen only days after a loved one’s death, but how long after death are most funerals held? What determines the timeline for the funeral? How long after a loved one’s death d...Read More >>