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Honoring the Dead After a Natural Disaster

With recent headlines about the record-breaking hurricanes Harvey and Irma, there will likely be concerns about how to deal with mourning the dead in their aftermath. Religion and culture dictate funerary customs to whic ...

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Grief Is Universal: Helping Your Pets Cope With Loss

We need to grieve whenever we lose someone close to us, but what about our pets? Research and anecdotal evidence suggest that they feel the loss of a loved one just as much as we do. During this difficult time, there are ...

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Even in Death, You Are Not Alone: The Role of the Psychopomp

Have you ever heard the phrase “crossing the river Styx”? You may not know about the Greek myth behind the saying but might be familiar with the idea of spirit guides helping the dead pass into the afterlife. ...

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Overcoming Anxiety Before a Funeral

Dealing with loss is never an easy journey. When someone close to you has passed away, it can feel like you are left with a void in your heart. For people with anxiety, this also means having to deal with large crowds of ...

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4 Tips for Writing a Eulogy

Dealing with the death of a friend or loved one is never easy. If you’ve been asked to give the eulogy, you may feel anxious. You might worry that you won’t know what to say, you’ll lose your composure ...

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International Examples of Coping With Death

Death is not an easy concept to grasp. Even though people have been aware of their own mortalities for a very large chunk of human history, there is still something very unsettling about pondering what lies beyond life. ...

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Remembering Self-Care While Grieving

Loss can hit everyone differently. When someone close to you has passed away, you are likely to feel an array of emotions. At times, these sensations may prove overwhelming and contradictory, causing you to lose sight of ...

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Do You Need Life Insurance or Funeral Insurance?

Planning for one’s final expenses can become an odd source of comfort, usually because of the knowledge that family members aren’t saddled with sudden liabilities. On the other hand, it can also be a reminder ...

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Professional Mourners: Coming to a Funeral Near You?

With seemingly untold limits to human ingenuity, the common entrepreneurial axiom “find a need and fill it” has given rise to some unique business opportunities. One surprising career enjoying growing popular ...

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The Unimaginable: Mourning the Passing of a Partner

Losing someone close to you can be incredibly difficult. This is especially true when the person who has passed away was your significant other. The loss of a partner can bring forth a lot of complex emotions that take a ...

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