Terminal Illness: Saying Goodbye With Dignity

Posted on April 5, 2018 by Clarissa Brown | Leave a comment
Posted under Dealing With Grief, Funeral, Pre-Planning

If you have a loved one who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness, it’s not uncommon for the grieving process to start well before they actually pass on. However, there are ways to handle this anticipatory grief with grace and allow your family member to get the most out of the time he or […]

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Funeral Attire: Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on March 5, 2018 by Clarissa Brown | 2 Comments
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A question that often arises in our industry is, “What is appropriate attire for funeral services?” The answer can vary based on lifestyle, family or religious traditions of the person who has passed. If you are unsure of what to wear for an upcoming service, we have compiled a list of do’s and don’ts to […]

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DIY: Funeral Flower Repurposing Ideas

Posted on January 19, 2018 by Clarissa Brown | Leave a comment
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Following the funeral service of a loved one, you may inherit an abundance of memorial sprays, bouquets or individual flowers. Though the arrangements may be lovely, finding the space in your home could be a challenge. Rather than tossing these meaningful arrangements in the trash, there are a number of creative ways you can repurpose […]

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Top 10 Reasons for Pre-Planning this New Year

Posted on January 4, 2018 by Clarissa Brown | 4 Comments
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The arrival of the New Year means setting new goals in place to better our lives. Funeral pre-planning is usually not a goal that comes to mind… but why not? There seem to be negative connotations attached to the idea of planning for the inevitable. Sure, it’s not necessarily a fun topic. However, once you […]

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Dealing With Grief: Five Senses Technique

Posted on December 27, 2017 by Clarissa Brown | Leave a comment
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With grief, you might experience overwhelming feelings of intense sadness, anger or frustration. These feelings may result in sudden tearful episodes that prevent you from functioning normally in day-to-day life. Although you might feel as if these emotions are uncontrollable, there are numerous techniques you can use to help you regain control. Certain techniques may […]

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