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Pre-Planning: The Time is Now

It’s rare to find a person that proactively thinks about their death and how their funeral service should be conducted etc. If you are in good health you may feel that the concept of pre-planning a...
By Louis Bruno
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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Techniques for Handling Challenging Anniversaries after a Death

Anniversaries are important milestones in a person’s life. For example, a marriage anniversary is a special day to celebrate a lifelong commitment. Such events ensure you don’t take life for grante...
By Louis Bruno
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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Online Grief Support Resources

Dealing with the death of a loved one can be a long, painful, and lonely process. Many people are forced to ignore their own grief and be brave for the more vulnerable members of their family. This...
By Louis Bruno
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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Should I or Shouldn’t I Go to the Funeral?

When someone you know, passes away, there are times when you are unsure of whether you should attend the funeral or not. This is especially true if you had a complex relationship with the deceased ...
By Louis Bruno
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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

What Do Funeral Directors Do for a Family?

When a family member passes away, there are a number of things that have to be taken care of. You need to inform family and friends about the demise, start organizing and making arrangements for th...
By Louis Bruno
In My Blogs
Monday, January 8, 2018

Memorial Service Ideas for Families who Choose Cremation

Many assume that they can’t have a proper visitation or memorial service if they choose cremation instead of a burial. That’s not true as you can plan a visitation, wake, or a memorial service even...
By Louis Bruno
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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

How to Cope with the Holidays Without a Loved One

As the holidays are meant to be celebrated with family and friends, they can serve as a stark reminder of a recent loss of a loved one. These family gatherings and holiday parties can quickly chang...
By Louis Bruno
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Friday, December 8, 2017

Previous Posts

Understanding the 5 Stages of Grief

Around 30 years ago, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross described something called the “5 Stages of Grief” in her book “On Death and Dying.” Since then, people have started to use this guideline to understand h...

The Importance of an End of Life Conversation with your Loved One

It’s not easy to discuss end-of-life events with a loved one. Most people don’t want to contemplate the thought of a loved one passing away and leaving them behind forever. Most experts believe tha...

5 Funeral Etiquette Tips You Need To Know

Funerals can be tricky to navigate and it can be hard to know how to act, how to give the most comfort to the grieving family or what you are supposed to do! Everyone grieves differently and in the...

5 Tips To Help A Friend Through The Grieving Process

Knowing how to help the grieving can be difficult because we all deal with it in different ways and at this upsetting time you don’t want to make things worse! This is understandable Be There – ...

Can I Have A Cremation Service With A Visitation?

Cremation is a choice that many prefer and consider in their plans whether pre or post funeral planning and there are many options to consider, particularly if you want to combine this with a visit...

Unique Memorials From Around The World

Tibet While sky burial is the first that many people think of when it comes to unique burial customs practiced in Tibet, there are actually quite a number of others practiced all over the reg...

5 Memorable Ways To Honor Your Loved One Once They’ve Passed On

When a loved one passes, doing things to honor them can not only help to keep their memory alive but give you comfort and allows them to remain close to you. It can make you feel close to them and ...