5 Things To Not Say to a Grieving Person

If you’ve ever wondered what you should or what you should not say to a grieving person, you’re not alone. Sometimes our best intentions go awry, meaning that we mean to comfort or console someone who is grieving, but instead we say something that makes them feel worse. Things to…...

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5 Things to Say to a Grieving Person

Knowing what to say to a grieving person can be difficult because facing the death of a loved one is often the most traumatic, emotional experience a person can endure. It’s a time filled with both very real and difficult tasks (such as planning a meaningful funeral or deciding between…...

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What Should I Ask the Funeral Home?

Making arrangements after the death of a loved one might make you wonder what should I ask the funeral home?  This is especially true if a service hasn’t been pre-planned or if you’ve not dealt with death before. Sometimes, even asking just that question can be difficult, because talking about…...

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Why Having a Funeral is Important

During times of grief it might be natural to wonder why a funeral is important. A funeral can be an integral part of the grieving process and memorializing a loved one’s life is a practice that spans cultures, regions, and beliefs. Most often, this is done with some kind of…...

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6 Options for an Eco-Friendly Funeral

6 Options for an Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Funeral The idea of a sustainable funeral or a green or ecologically-friendly burial might sound new, but in reality it is not new at all. What is an Eco-Friendly or Green Burial? According to the Green Burial Council, a sustainable funeral and eco-friendly (or…...

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How to Honor a Deceased Loved One at Christmas—Or Any Other Holiday

The holidays are usually a time to gather in celebration and merriment with your closest friends and family, but after losing a loved one, the holiday season can start to feel unmanageable. Especially if it’s your first Christmas without a loved one, it might feel strange to celebrate without them.…...

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