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3 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays While Grieving

Thinking of ways to celebrate the holidays while grieving isn’t a topic anyone wants to think about. But grief can seem heavier during the holidays, no matter if your loved one passed recently or many years ago. Missing our loved ones at the holidays is especially painful because we often…...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder and Grief

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Grief can make the holidays even more difficult than usual. Our most celebrated holidays happen in December when the days are shorter and sunset comes earlier than ever. This means that the holiday months are especially difficult for many reasons. What is Seasonal Affective Disorder? Seasonal…...

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What to Do When Someone Dies: After the Funeral

One of the hardest questions to ask is what to do when someone dies. It might seem that the work is done after you’ve celebrated and memorialized your loved one at the funeral or service, but that’s unfortunately not true.  Your loved one had a life filled with responsibilities, like…...

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How Does Funeral Pre-Planning Help Ease Grief?

There is no magic formula to ease grief. Death is emotional and stressful, no matter the circumstance.  But knowing that a loved one’s plans are honored can help minimize the stress and ease the grief that family and friends feel when a loved one dies. Often, the stress that happens…...

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Famous Eulogies and What You Can Learn from Them

Famous eulogies are similar to eulogies for non-famous people: they are a spoken remembrance speech meant to pay tribute to a loved one. Eulogies, by their nature, are full of emotion and often tears. They are very often delivered by loving family members and friends in the relative privacy of…...

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How to Find Grief Support Resources

The question of how to find a grief support group is one that many people ask themselves after the death of a loved one. If there’s one thing that’s true for everyone as they experience the loss of a loved one it’s that everyone experiences grief differently. But that doesn’t…...

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What Is a Eulogy?

What is a Eulogy? If you’ve ever wondered what is a eulogy? you’re not alone. Simply put, a eulogy is a speech given at a memorial service to pay tribune to someone who has died.  A eulogy generally focuses on the deceased’s life: their interests, their family ties, their profession,…...

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7 Unique Funeral Ideas to Honor Your Loved One

Unique funeral ideas for flowers, special programs, sentimental music, and other ideas to personalize ceremonies have become more mainstream than in the past. While there is still funeral etiquette to consider, the strict rules of what to wear and how to mourn have evolved to allow people to personalize services…...

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