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 […]

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 […]

Morbidly Curious? This Death Card Game Makes Space for Conversations Around Death

In my own search for new and better ways to invite death into our lives and especially in conversations, I came across the death-inspired card game called Morbid Curiosity. James and Kimberley, a couple with a background in theater and grief counseling, started creating the game before Death Positivity was trendy and cool. Their approach […]

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 […]

29 Ways To Celebrate the Life of Someone After Their Gone

After the funeral service is over and years pass by, it may be hard to find ways to celebrate those we’ve lost, even though we still think about them all the time. Whether it’s a holiday, event, or just a day that makes you think of them, there’s often a desire to do something to […]

10 “Conscious Dying” Affirmations For The Ages

To die a conscious death is something we have an opportunity to do now in this modern world. We can plan for it, prepare for it, and talk about it to relieve our fears and worries. And thankfully there’s countless tools and resources available to us for this. Instead of talking about those resources today, […]

30 (Science Backed) Ways To Connect to Joy In Grief

Sometimes the journey of grief can leave you feeling hopeless, lost, overwhelmed and contracted. And in these moments, joy feels like a distant friend. Thankfully, there are hundreds of tiny ways you can connect with joy in your journey of grief… literally, hundreds! So we bring you 30 ways we personally love to connect to […]

Why Intimacy With Death Is Necessary for a Healthy Life

Death.  The news we all fear to hear of one day. The final destination we certainly don’t wish for. Yet, death is the most inevitable part of life. We love how Dr. Richard Kalish describes the way our society currently views death: Death is blasphemous and pornographic. We react to it and its symbols in […]