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Preparing for Death: Before, During, and After

The thought of death and its inevitability is often terrifying, more so when it involves the people you love. But modern social movements on death positivity highlight the benefits of early accepta...
By Jacklyn Hutchens
Monday, February 22, 2021

Things You Should Know About Scattering Ashes

Scattering ashes is a spiritual act for setting someone free. It provides an opportunity to memorialize your deceased loved one uniquely. If you want to know the legalities and get ideas on ceremon...
By Jacklyn Hutchens
Monday, January 4, 2021

Burial and Cremation Regulations in Virginia

Different states have varying mandates regarding the final disposition of the deceased. Postmortem laws cover services like embalming, burial, cremation, and scattering ashes. Some regulations spec...
By Jacklyn Hutchens
Monday, November 30, 2020

How to Cope With the Death of a Loved One

Dealing with the death of a loved one is one of the hardest things to do. As time passes, the sadness typically subsides. The following methods are recommended to heal and overcome these feelings i...
By Jacklyn Hutchens
Thursday, October 15, 2020

5 Helpful Tips for Proper Etiquette at a Funeral

During a memorial service, it is important to learn the basics of proper funeral etiquette. It will help create an element of order that provides comfort to the family members of the deceased. Here...
By Jacklyn Hutchens
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Things to Consider When Choosing a Cremation Casket

A cremation casket provides a respectful means to transport the body before the remains reach the crematorium. It can also be used at a funeral if there’s one before the final disposition. Conside...
By Jacklyn Hutchens
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Funerals: Why It's Best to Prepare in Advance

In most cases, the stress of making funeral arrangements further aggravates the mental and emotional effects of losing someone. A memorial service should provide an outlet in remembering and celebr...
By Jacklyn Hutchens
Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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Funeral Traditions Under Buddhism

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Christian Funerals and Cremation Process

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Five Alternative Ways You Can Do With Your Loved Ones' Cremains

If your loved one wishes to be cremated, you might want to consider alternative methods of memorialization. Here are five creative options to commemorate your deceased loved ones with a product ali...

Understanding Hindu Cremations and Funeral Rites

Hinduism dates back to more than 4,000 years, making it the world's oldest religion. It started in India and now has over a billion followers from all over the globe. Hindus believe that God (Brahm...

Helping Kids Deal With Death and Grief

The idea of death is prevalent in the media consumed by most people today, even children. Internet and TV shows, cartoons, video games, and literature mention a topic on dying or relating to it. Ki...