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Using the Start of the Year To Remember Those You’ve Lost

Losing someone close to you is always a difficult experience. Here are some ways you can use the changing of the year to mourne in a healthy and reflective way, and process your grief into positive memories.

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Finding the Right Words and Avoiding the Wrong Ones at a Funeral

Speaking at a funeral, or even speaking privately to those that are grieving, can be a high-stress ordeal. It can be tough to know what to say, but choosing the right words to comfort others is paramount.

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Unusual Funeral Customs From Around the World

Nearly every culture on the planet holds funerals for the deceased, but some mourning customs might seem downright strange to those outside that civilization. Here are some unique traditions from across the globe.

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A Checklist of Steps To Follow After a Loved One Passes

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is always tough. Nevertheless, there's still business to attend to, from funeral arrangements to notifying others. At a loss of what to do after a loss? Follow this checklist.

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How To Plan a Fitting Memorial for the Departed

The one-year anniversary after the death of a loved one is always a difficult date to handle emotionally. As you grieve, think about ways to pay tribute to your departed loved one with a beutiful memorial.

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Danse Macabre: Dealing With Death in the 14th Century

As we deal with COVID-19 in the present day, we can look to the past to see how our ancestors used laughter to deal with tragedy. During the plague, paintings of dancing skeletons - the dance macabre - were very popular.

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Dying as They Lived: Unique Funerals Through History

While funerals are typically a somber time of quiet reflection, they don't have to be if the departed didn't want theirs to be. Here are some celebrity funerals that were creative tributes to those who passed.

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The Call for Compassion in the Age of COVID-19

In the age of COVID, many of us are anxious about our health, our loved ones, even the economy. Practicing empathy and compassion towards your fellow humans will help all of us get through this pandemic together.

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Grief Etiquette in the COVID-19 Age

Losing a loved one during COVID-19 can make a tough time even more difficult. The memorial industry, like most others, has been been changed by coronavirus.  And so too have etiquette norms for the bereaved.

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Social Distancing and Grief: Funerals in the Age of Coronavirus

COVID-19 quarantine has upended the funeral business. That makes the grieving process even more difficult, but death care workers are coming up with alternative ways for mourners to celebrate the departed's life.

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