How to Stay Relevant In The Funeral Business In 2023

2023 is officially here. And with it, are lots of changes and transitions. Many of us have noticed HUGE shifts in the funeral profession over the last few years, especially since the pandemic. And this year will be no exception.  There are a few big trends emerging in 2023 that are hard to ignore, so […]

4 Tips For Serving Your Families Better This Holiday Season

The holiday season is here. That means it’s a busy time for most of us, but especially for funeral professionals One of the greatest things to do during this season is to focus on what’s most important: SERVICE. So, we decided to focus on just that in this blog. We find that the more you […]

6 Practices & Prompts To Help You Have A “Good Death”

Is it truly possible to have a good death? If you’re reading this, there is a chance you might be triggered or offended by this idea. In fact, we’ve had folks get offended by us referring to anything around death as “beautiful”. And if you’re in the midst of a grief storm, I can totally […]

We Interviewed The CEO Who’s Making It Possible To Become Trees When We Die

“The one who plants trees,knowing that she will never sit in their shade, has at least started to understand the meaning of life.”   A few weeks ago, I had the honor and privilege to interview Matthew Kochmann, the Founder and CEO of Transcend, a Death Start-Up on a mission to make becoming a tree […]

5 Gratitude Practices For Grieving Hearts This Thanksgiving

You might have seen this article title and thought to yourself “Gratitude in Grief!!?! Yea right, maybe in your own dream world you can feel thankful while grieving”.  We hear you.  It sure sounds like an oxymoron to feel gratitude while grieving.  However, neuroscientists and therapists agree that gratitude is one of the greatest practices […]

10 Common Mistakes You’ll Probably Make When It Comes To Death & Funerals

When it comes to the topics of funerals and death, there is a bit of a lack of education around what the heck to do when it comes to these topics. Therefore, there are many rookie mistakes to be made, whether you’re a grieving family or a new funeral professional. We thought we’d make light […]

7 Hilarious Ideas To try Your Funeral Home This Halloween

Halloween season is here! Y’all know that Halloween is the best holiday to celebrate at your funeral home, right?! It’s true.  Halloween is about the only time we can use death puns and make fun with death a little bit, without seeming creepy, off, or weird. So why not have fun with Halloween at your […]

11 Tips for Writing An Authentic, Heartfelt Eulogy

  So you want to write a eulogy for your loved one, but aren’t sure where to start? No sweat, we’ve got you covered. With these 11 tips on delivering eulogies, you’ll be capable of writing nothing short than an epically memorable eulogy for your loved one. Check out these 11 tips below: #1: Keep […]

4 Lessons The Seasons Changing Can Teach Us About Grief

I’m sitting here watching the leaves begin to fall from the trees as I write this blog right now. The leaves’ silent journey from branch to ground reminds me of the continuous cycles of change we move through. In many indigenous traditions we often celebrate all the different phases of the seasons, rather than just […]

8 Beautiful Pieces Of Art Depicting Death That Will Leave You Speechless

Art has a great way of allowing us to explore topics that we don’t get to explore often in life. Death is one of those topics we don’t get to explore until it’s too late to turn back and report our findings. That’s why art that depicts death is so precious and beautiful. We’ve curated […]