Dying to Know: Answers to life’s most frequently asked questions about death (Part 2)

Living well includes a common-sense approach to death. It happens to us all, yet talking about our end-of-life plans or voicing our fear is considered taboo or morbid. Part 2 of our frequently asked questions about death.

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Dying to Know: Answers to life’s most frequently asked questions about death (Part 1)

Living well includes a common-sense approach to death. It happens to us all, yet talking about our end-of-life plans or voicing our fear is considered taboo or morbid. 

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Remembering Dad on Father’s Day

by Julia |  Grief Support · Memorialization

Facing Father’s Day without your father is challenging. You might shy away from remembrances of your father, stepfather, father-in-law, or foster dad. However, honoring and celebrating their life and legacy are part of a healthy healing process. Keep reading to explore uplifting memorial ideas to remember the man who influenced your life. 

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3 Things You Should Know for Best Friends Day

by Wendy Mize |  End of Life Planning · Memorialization

Someone once said: “There are friends, there is family, and then there are friends who become family.” Our best friends are always there for us in ways that parents, siblings, and even spouses are not. At certain life stages, friendships mean everything to us.

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Why We Observe Memorial Day

by Wendy Mize |  Life Celebrations · Memorialization · Veterans

What began as an informal tribute in the turbulent aftermath of the Civil War, became a federal holiday dedicated to America’s fallen service members. Learn why this solemn celebration is always the last Monday in May, the significance of red poppies, and how you can pay respect to the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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De-Stress and Bring More Joy Into Your Life

Our mental health often suffers after losing someone we love. As you make plans for the months ahead, make sure you prioritize your own happiness and find ways to reduce stress in your life. In the article below, we have put together a list of ideas to help guide you through the next steps of your self-care journey.

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How to Prepare for Hard Days Ahead

by Julia |  Grief Support · Memorialization

The days and weeks after losing someone we love are hard, but for most, the hardest point in the grieving journey actually comes much later. Once the rest of our community has begun to move on, we are faced with the difficult task of resuming our day-to-day lives without our loved one with us. Days that used to bring us joy can haunt us. Preparing for the hardest days can make it a bit easier to make it through. Read on for tips on small steps you can take that may make a big difference.

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How to Talk About Your End-of-Life Wishes

Make time to consider your final wishes and share your plans with your family. By making your choices known today, you ensure your loved one’s honor and respect your wishes. Below are some tips on how to get the conversation started.

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How different religions honor their lost loved ones

How several religions understand and approach death and the rituals they have built to honor and support those they have lost.

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Grieving a Loved One During the Holidays

by Gabriella |  Grief Support · Memorialization · Uncategorized

After losing someone we love, it can sometimes be difficult to experience joyful moments without them. While the holiday season can bring back memories of beautiful times you spent together, it also reminds us that they are no longer with us.

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