9 Stress-Busting Survival Tips For Every Funeral Director This Holiday Season 

The Holidays are here, funeral director! For most people that entails lots of holiday parties, present shopping and some time off to spend with the family. You might be thinking, “what a luxury it must be!”  But don’t worry, with these 9 stress-busting survival tips for this holiday season, you might be able to squeeze […]

12 Touching Online Tributes Guaranteed To Melt Your Heart

Happy Thanksgiving!  We hope you’re enjoying delicious food and quality time with your loved ones on this holiday.  As we gather, we also remember those who have passed and are no longer gracing our family table.  We found 12 heartwarming tributes to share with your friends and family this Thanksgiving to help inspire you to […]

Why Gratitude Is Good For Your Funeral Business This Thanksgiving

The other day I read an article on Sheldon Yellen, CEO of the property-restoration company BELFOR Holdings, Inc., who writes a birthday card for every single one of his 9,200 employees.  Yep, you read write. Over 9,000 birthday cards a year! Hand written. And upon further digging, we found out that Yellen doesn’t just handwrite […]

What Your Halloween Costume Says About Your Funeral Directing Style

Halloween is that time of the year we often find ourselves finding a costume to wear for a party, gathering, or work. And as silly as we might think it is, your Halloween costume has the potential to say more about you than you think.  In fact, according to Psychology Today: “Costumes are communication devices. […]

15 HIlarious & True Reasons Why Every Funeral Director Deserves To Relax This Labor Day Weekend

  No laboring on Labor Day weekend – it’s a rule!  We know that rule can be one that’s hard to follow in the busy life of a funeral director, so we came up with 15 very convincing reasons why you absolutely deserve to take a break and soak up the last days of summer: […]

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 […]

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 […]

10 Touching Stories About Love And Death Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a special time to come back to love. Rather than short changing yourself and stopping at cheesy Valentine’s Day cards and gifts, we’re inviting you to remember the power of love. The power of love is deep, especially when it comes up against the incredibly human idea of death. These 10 love […]