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How to help a grieving friend

How to help a grieving friend

Having the love and support of friends and family through a period of grief is very important. Grief can be incredibly overwhelming and isolating, but there are many simple ways you can show compassion and care to your friends through their time of need. Do: Check in...

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Talking to children about the loss of a loved one

Talking to children about the loss of a loved one

Talking to your children about death can be very tricky, but it’s important to take the time to properly explain to them what has happened in a way they understand. Here are some tips that could help you with this difficult conversation. Use Simple and Clear Words...

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Self-Care During Grief

As people go through their grief journey, self-care can often take a back seat. While you are mourning, it is important that you make an effort to prioritise your health and well-being as best you can – both physically and mentally. Self-care during grief is one of...

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Planning Your Loved Ones Funeral

When we lose a loved one, the process can be very traumatic, and the thought of having to plan an entire funeral service may be the last thing on our mind. It is important that you do not have to feel rushed to quickly plan a funeral, and that the timing of the...

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Difference Between a Wake and a Funeral

Difference Between a Wake and a Funeral

Understanding the difference between a Wake and a Funeral When a loved one passes, you may decide to arrange more than one event for guests to pay their last respects. It is common for people to host a ceremony called a “Wake” or “viewing” that occurs before the...

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How To Personalise A Funeral

How To Personalise A Funeral

Personalising your loved One's Funeral Service When a loved one passes, we often reflect on the wonderful life they had and remember certain traits that made them the person they were. These are the things we want our family, friends, and the community to have a...

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Funeral Etiquette: What is Wrong or Right?

Funeral Etiquette: What is Wrong or Right?

There are many questions that come to mind when we attend a funeral. What to wear, what to bring or what to do or say, the list goes on. Upon hearing the news about a loved one passing away it can be easy to forget the basics of funeral etiquette. Funeral etiquette...

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What Do Funeral Directors Do?

What Do Funeral Directors Do?

If you have ever attended a funeral service and noticed that there is always someone leading the ceremony, orchestrating people on where to go and what to do, then you have encountered a funeral director. Making funeral arrangements are not as straightforward as we...

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The Meaning Behind Different Types of Flowers

The Meaning Behind Different Types of Flowers

Flowers have long been a prominent way to express our sympathy, condolences and respect after we have lost a loved one. The beauty from a floral arrange has the ability to evoke what the heart is feeling when words cannot be said. That being said, it can be...

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Funeral Traditions Around the World

Funeral Traditions Around the World

Although death and funerals are one of the common denominators in human life, the customs and traditions around it are not. With the influence of culture and religion, there is a world of different funerary customs that we have never even heard of. For most of us,...

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