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Considerations for a Funeral Slideshow or Remembrance Video

A slideshow of photos or short videos is a great way to remember a departed loved one at their funeral. Here are some tips on how to celebrate the departed's life with a beautiful and moving funeral slideshow.

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What You Should Know About Sending Flowers for a Funeral

Sending flowers to show your sympathies to those suffering a loss is always a kind gesture. However, from the style to the color of the arrangement, there are some simple considerations that must be made.

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What To Know About Finding a Grief Counselor

If you're having trouble moving on after the death of a close friend or family member, you might consider a grief counselor to help you get through this difficult time. Here's how to find the help you need.

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Finding Your Focus After the Death of a Loved One

The death of a close friend or family member is always difficult, and we all handle grief differently. There are some common experiences, though. Here's how to cope with a difficult loss and get back on your feet.

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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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