The Sustainable Funeral Trend

As people become more environmentally aware, and funeral options expand, it makes sense that people are asking more questions about environmentally friendly funerals. A green funeral (also known as a ‘green burial’) is a funeral that seeks to make as little impact on the environment as possible. The specifics of a green burial vary widely,... Read more

The Will to Live | Supporting a Terminally Ill Loved One

Knowing how to comfort a loved one who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness can be challenging. What do you say? What do you do? How do you cope? As heartbreaking and painful as it is, when a loved one is experiencing terminal illness, you have an opportunity to make the most of the... Read more

Your Goodbye – Your Story (A Time to Talk)

Each new year people feel compelled to make resolutions they hope will improve their lives and wellbeing. They usually take form of measurable goals, such as losing a certain amount of weight, taking up a new hobby, or quitting a long-held vice. It’s much harder to make a resolution to talk more openly about a... Read more

Grief and Valentine’s Day

Special days often trigger powerful emotions and memories regardless of how much time has passed since the loss of a loved one. A holiday reaction or anniversary response can occur because you associate a date on the calendar or the event itself with someone significant. For anyone mourning a loss, Valentine’s Day can feel particularly... Read more

Teenage Grief

An adolescent’s grief can be impacted by any number of things including but not limited to, their unique relationship with the individual, how the individual passed away, their support system, past experiences with loss and their own unique strengths and weaknesses when it comes to dealing with stress, adversity, and high emotion. Developmentally, adolescents are... Read more