7 Uplifting Videos To Find Inspiration Through Pain, Grief & Loss

Let’s face it, this has been a tough year.  Do I even need to remind you? One thing we could all use right now, especially if we’re experiencing some level of loss, fear, pain or grief, is some sense of inspiration. So whether you’re supporting people through grief and loss or experiencing it yourself, we […]

After a Year Of Loss, Here’s Why We’re Grateful For The Lessons This Thanksgiving

If I could sum up 2020 in one word, it would be: loss. Whether it was a family member, a job, house, or just our “old lives”, loss has touched the heart of every person living through these times. And with Thanksgiving just around the corner… as curfews and lockdowns are reinstated nationwide, that lesson […]

9 Death Positive Posts Every Funeral Pro Should Read

Up until the last couple of years, conversations around death and dying within this profession rarely happened in the social media scene.  In fact, most funeral homes’ social feeds were essentially and endlessly obits. Thank goodness that we’re moving towards more and better conversations around death online, mostly thanks to the “Death Positive Movement” which […]

The Power & Potential of Funeral Rituals (That You Never Realized)

The funeral service industry has long relied on traditions. Traditions that often stemmed from, or were created within the realms of religion. However, with religious identification on a downward slope, is an opportunity to create a richness and meaning to death, that may not involve religious traditions.  But how? Through the power of ritual. Before […]

5 Common Grief Myths Busted By Grief Experts

Grief is something not many people understand, yet everyone experiences. And the way we grieve is changing, quickly. It seems that the old paradigm was seeing grief as a more linear process. And now, in the new paradigm, we’re starting to understand grief a little differently. Some of my favorite schools of thought on grief […]

18 Tips & Resources For Becoming The Virtual Funeral Home Your Families Need

Raise your hand if you have recently thought to yourself: Wouldn’t this be a great time to really dedicate time to creating a strong virtual experience for our funeral home? And then did nothing about it. Hand raised?  Good. This guide is for you. The busy, stressed funeral professional who’s looking for solutions to really […]

How To Support a Grieving Friend In A Time of Social Isolation

Do you feel it? Loss is in the air. Grief is prevalent.  With more than 150,000 COVID-19 deaths being reported in the U.S. alone, chances are you’re either dealing directly with loss, or seeing it all around you. And without touch (perhaps the most important needs of humans), it’s hard to try and attempt to […]

A Hilarious Look at 2020 In The Funeral Profession So Far In Memes

Ahh, 2020. What can we say, really? Are there any words to describe it? Probably not, and that’s why we chose memes to do it for us instead. In case you need a laugh, here is a quick recap of this year in memes. Enjoy and share this with anyone who needs a chuckle. After […]

9 Ways Your Funeral Home Can Support Grieving Families During A Time of Isolation

Wow, what an interesting time it is to be grieving a loved one…Right!? No matter where you are in the world, or what you’re experiencing, you are affected by the Coronavirus. That is not a question. And with all of the usual grief support systems we have being blown into the disruptive winds of COVID-19, […]

What If Women Ran The Funeral Profession? 10 Predictions Made

Through the early Victorian era, caring for the dead was very much a role set aside for women… especially in the United States. Back then, death was something that took place in the home. Preparing a body for a burial was a matter the family took into their own hands. As many of you know, […]