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 […]

5 Ways To Show Up For Your Families During Times of Disruption

“We could have never seen this coming” said everyone in 2020. “Disruption” is an understatement when it comes to describing 2020 so far. Thankfully, the funeral profession is pretty used to rolling with the punches, but how does that translate into you showing up for your customers during these times when fear and anxiety are […]

7 Ways To Manage Your Uncertainty Fears Right Now

First a global pandemic hit. Then, came the protests. And let’s not even get into the economic turmoil at play. One thing is for certain in all of this, and that is: NOTHING is certain. So what gives? How do we, as individuals, as professionals and as a collective, face uncertainty and stay sane, healthy […]

7 Leadership Modes to Embrace During the COVID-19 Recovery

This is a time of the greatest change our society has seen in a long time. And you’re a part of it… As a matter of fact, you’re SHAPING it, funeral professional. How are you planning on showing up in the wake of a new normal, a new way? Here are 7 traits to adopt […]

8 Important & Powerful Lessons COVID-19 Has Taught Us (So Far)

Ah, the era of COVID-19. A time in our lives we could have never predicted. A crisis that has changed it all. And as we move through this pandemic, we, as resilient and adaptable beings, have amazing lessons to learn. Here are 8 things we’ve learned from the coronavirus pandemic, and how we can use […]

6 Amazing Ways Funeral Homes Are Responding to COVID-19

With all of the strict safety regulations and social distancing, how can we still honor our loved ones properly? This is a question many funeral homes are asking themselves, faced with the challenge of forced innovation. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has its negative traits and unfortunate implications, we like to see the silver lining in […]

How To Help Your Families Celebrate Life During the COVID-19 Crisis

It’s no secret that coronavirus has affected every single person on the planet in some way. And of course, this brings with it an incredible number of challenges. But, the challenge that keeps me up at night is this: How can we, as a profession, provide the same level of support to those who lose […]

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, […]

Some Of The Most Radical (And Exciting) Disposition Methods In 2020

Traditional burial, or cremation? In 2020, that is not the question. In the modern day realm of funerals, we think in the near future,  families will prefer neither.  There are growing concerns around the environmental impact of cremation, and countries around the world running out of land to bury their dead.  With that, many entrepreneurs […]