3 Mistakes You Shouldn’T Make When Planning A Spouse’s Funeral

26 July 2017
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Planning the funeral for a spouse that has passed away is not an easy task by any means, but you have plenty of help available at the funeral home and beyond. The important thing is to keep in mind what your spouse would have wanted and how you can best celebrate the life of your husband or wife. If you are in charge of funeral plans for your spouse, be sure to avoid these common mistakes. Read More 

You Can Be Comfortable With A Decision For Cremation

7 July 2017
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Are you considering a cremation rather than a traditional burial? If so, you are among many people who see that cremations are beneficial. Unfortunately, some people are met with opposition from well-meaning family members and friends when they discuss their decisions. This is one reason why it is ideal to pre-plan your funeral arrangements to ensure that your wishes are honored. The pre-planning also gives individuals the option to pre-pay for their arrangements. Read More 

Seven Sadness Strategies: Tips To Help You Cope With Grief

23 June 2017
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If you have recently lost someone special, you know that it can be difficult to move past the grief and get back to normal. Don't feel like there is a time-limit on loss and mourning; everyone copes with death differently. There are some ways to gently work-through your grief and go forward, even when you don't think it is possible. Seven strategies to cope with loss are: 1.Get moving. Physical activity has an anti-depressant effect and studies show that 20-minutes of brisk walking has the same therapeutic qualities as the medication Zoloft! Read More 

3 Tips For Making Funeral A Celebration Of One’s Life

6 June 2017
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Funerals can be very somber events. After all, the death of a loved one can be one of the hardest things anyone faces in life, and you can't expect mourners to be full of laughs during such a difficult time. However, many people now hope to celebrate the life of the deceased person at a funeral. It can be a way to help others see what was so special about a great person who has passed on. Read More 

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Being A Truly Comforting Presence For Mourners

23 May 2017
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The death of a loved one can be the most painful experience someone endures. It can be crushing, and people grieve in a variety of different ways. Grief counseling is one of the best ways to help someone heal, and you may suggest that or even offer to take someone in mourning to counseling sessions. Beyond that, there are no one-size-fits-all salves to the pain that someone in mourning feels. However, when you follow these do's and don'ts, you can provide genuine comfort to the bereaved at a funeral. Read More