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Saying Goodbye Without God: Choosing a Non-Religious Funeral

Many end-of-life traditions in the Western world are based on Christian customs. From the songs that are sung to their orders of services, funerals have been typically structured from Christian worship rituals and conduc ...

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Blue Planet: How Other Cultures Handle Loss

Losing someone close to you can be paralyzing. Death is hard to accept, no matter how old you might be or how used to loss you might think you are. While it can be hard to move forward, there is comfort in knowing you ar ...

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Understanding Cremation for Your Loved Ones

Death can be incredibly difficult to deal with. When someone you know has passed away, you must find a way of coping that works best for you. Of course, there are some situations where you might not know how to process t ...

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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 ...

Category: Funeral Society Loss

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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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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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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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