7 Hilarious Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July As A Funeral Professional

Hey now, it’s time for barbecues, fireworks and all things 4th of July!  Except… we know for most funeral directors, holidays just mean another day on the job 😛 To celebrate the 4th of July, “funeral director” style, we  thought up some silly ways to bring the celebration to work (and hopefully also a smile […]

Fatherless on Father’s Day: 10 Ways to Remember Your Dad Today

Father’s Day can be very difficult for those grieving the loss of a beloved parent.   How do you hold space and inspire families as a funeral director during this emotional time of year? Below, you’ll find some ideas for moving through grief and honoring Dads to share with the families you support during this […]

What Is The “Death Positive Movement” And What Does It Mean For The Funeral Profession?

If you scroll through any major media website today, you won’t be hard pressed to find the words “death” and “positive” together. Put those words together, and you have yourself a death positive movement. This movement is sweeping its way through the funeral profession. And unlike other movements that have begun here, this movement is […]

The Beauty Of A Funeral That Is Spiritual, But Not Religious

I remember growing up and going to funerals of distant family members… and, I rarely enjoyed them. They always managed to look, sound and feel the same to me. And when it came my time to be a part of a close family member’s funeral, I tried to throw in something that was NOT a […]

The Value Of Grieving Publicly: What One Celebrity Entrepreneur Learned

It’s very rare that you come across someone brave enough to share the raw, vulnerable experience of losing their husband to terminal cancer. Renne Roleau, celebrity esthetician and founder of Renée Rouleau Skin Care, is one of those people. We heard about Renee’s courageous grief journey through our friend Adelle Archer (Co-Founder of Eterneva) when […]

Please Congratulate Me On My Funeral Plans

The ugly “F” word. No not, the swear word. But it might as well be… The word I’m referring to is funeral, as in, funeral plans. As in my own funeral plans. Everytime I tell someone that I’m making my own funeral plans, I hear some version of: “Are you dying?” “Is everything okay… do […]

15 Hilarious April Fool’s Pranks You Probably Shouldn’t Try At Your Funeral Home

April Fools is usually just another day on the calendar for us at the f1 team. But this year, we felt inspired to do a little research. You know, find out what we can get away with this April Fool’s Day in the f1 office (and at home). And during our research, we couldn’t help […]

4 Important Ways To Embrace Spring Time At Your Funeral Home

Ahh, spring is upon us. Technically, March 20th was the official beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. Spring is the perfect time of year to tune into the blooming happening all around us. And the blooming is happening at your funeral home, too. After all the hectic-ness of the holiday season, it’s time to […]

Transform Your Funeral Business in 2018 With This Resource

Funeral professionals have a 365-day-a-year job. Taking a vacation is tough. And finding time to focus on productivity? That seems like a pipe dream. Thankfully, you’re not on your own. There are a number of tools out there that will not only help you keep your New Year’s resolutions to get better organized and uncover […]

Your Biggest Funeral Takeaways From 2017… Do They Match Up With Others?

It’s tempting to dedicate the last few weeks of December to New Year’s Resolutions and lining up your goals for the New Year ahead. But there’s one essential step that you can’t skip out on between wrapping up 2017 and kicking off 2018 with a bang… Before you start creating your January productivity checklists and […]