How to Host Non-Creepy, Effective In-Person Gatherings At Your Funeral Home

Hosting events at your funeral home is a great way to build community and create a welcoming environment at your business. Yet, unfortunately, thanks to the nature of the business, people tend to feel creeped out by a funeral home event… Unless it’s done right. When done right, in person events can serve as a […]

20 Motivational Songs Every Funeral Director Needs To Listen To

  “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ― Plato Did you know it only takes 15 minutes of listening to your favorite tunes to get a natural high?  It’s true. Your brain releases dopamine, a neurotransmitter that leads to increased feelings of […]

Millennials & Pet Deathcare: Using Consumer Personas To Ride The Wave of Success

As a funeral professional, you may have noticed a continuous shift in your client families’ spending behavior, preferences, likes, dislikes… Heck, it’s never ending! But did you know that four generational personality patterns repeat in a fixed order, about every 80 years?! This concept  is called Generational Constellation Theory. But what does it mean for […]

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 […]

17 Photos of Epic Celebrations of Life To Inspire Your Next Funeral Service

A funeral service isn’t just about remembering the life that was lived. It’s about CELEBRATING the life that was lived. And what better way to celebrate someone, than by holding a funeral service that is as unique as their life? We love collecting our favorite celebrations of life to keep us inspired at funeralOne, and […]

A Look at Cemetery Customs, Challenges And Changes Around the World

What happens when you bring together three funeral directors from very different cultures, across the world from each other? You gain a lot of insight into the beauty, as well as the challenges, in each culture. And, therefore, gain insight into the global trends happening in our wildly changing world of death and dying. At […]

We Interviewed a Soul Midwife to Discuss the Mind, Body & Soul Journey of Death

Chances are that if you’re involved in the funeral profession, you’ll have come across Soul Midwives by now. Also known as End-Of-Life Doulas, this movement is becoming a momentous force in the funeral service industry. As we feel the force increasing, we’re curious about what Soul Midwives and Death Doulas can offer the funeral profession […]

31 Weird and Wonderful Facts On Death, Grieving and Funerals Every Funeral Professional Should Know

Death is by far life’s greatest mystery. It invokes in us a curiosity that is unmatched. That’s why some of the greatest writers, poets, scientists and philosophers of the world spend their life studying the topic of death. We have an equally big passion for learning about death and all the topics surrounding it, such […]

These 7 Funeral Bizs are Creating the Future of Funerals [Part 1]

What drives innovation? For us, when we launched funeralOne into the world, our vision was creating the future of funerals. It’s been the vision that has driven us to where we are, almost two decades after our first days. We love seeing businesses blazing the trail for our collective funeral profession to step up in […]

17 Summer-Inspired Funeral Personalization Ideas Your Families Will Love

Ahhh, sweet summer time. A time where everyone feels more relaxed, more open, and more in touch with nature (at least we hope so!). Why not invite those sweet summer vibes into your funeral home, so that your families can benefit from this healing energy? Here are 17 summer-inspired funeral personalization ideas we have for […]