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How to Plan an Earth Friendly Memorial Service

The earth is home to over 7.6 billion people. More and more we are realizing how important it is to take care of our earth and to make informed decisions about our impact on the earth. Can you imagine the space it takes to bury 7.6 million people? Along with…...

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Grieving during Easter

Easter is a time that a lot of families get together for a big meal and delicious spring time desserts.. The kids run around searching for Easter eggs left by the elusive Easter bunny. ┬áIn many cases Spring has sprung or at the very least has peeked over the horizon.…...

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How does Stress Affect Grief?

All of us have ways we deal with the stress in our lives. Some ways are positive and others are  not. The death of a loved one is considered one of the most stressful life events a person faces. Bereavement adds complexity to the stress of our daily lives. Coping…...

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Coping with the Loss of a Spouse

How can one possibly absorb the shock of the death of a mate? No matter how many years you have shared, memories of courtship, lifelong plans, and your marriage are most difficult to bear. Not to mention what has been left behind: children and grandchildren; dreams yet to be fulfilled.…...

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6 Tips for Getting Out of the Winter Lull

The holidays are over and we still have months of cold weather and snow. But have no fear, here are 6 ways to help you get out of the winter lull before it gets you down. Cold weather and snow can get some people down while others thrive. Here are…...

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Christmas for Kids Who’ve Lost a Loved One

Even kids grieve around the holidays when they have lost a loved one. Here are 5 helpful tips to help them cope....

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Preparing for the Holidays While Grieving

The holiday season can be difficult after losing a loved one. One way people can help alleviate the feelings of loss are to remember your loved one in your holiday planning. How can you do that? Here are some ideas....

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Your Questions about Cremation Answered

Cremation is becoming more and more common across the United States. Why do people choose cremation? Some people want to be more eco-friendly, some cost-effective,  and others find cremation a better burial option. Frequently, people will request cremation and then ask to have the remains spread across a piece of…...

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Losing a Child

It has been said that parents who lose a child also lose the hopes, dreams, and expectations they had for that child. They lose a part of themselves. They lose their future because their child represents their sense of ongoing life. Psychologists believe, because of these reasons, the death of…...

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Ways to Remember a Breast Cancer Victim

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. This month is a good time to plan a way to honor and remember a loved one who has passed due to breast cancer. There are many ways to honor a loved one. Some things to think through before planning a memorial are listed…...

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