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 […]

5 Events Not To Miss at NFDA In Baltimore, Maryland!

The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Convention is coming up in just a few short days. And we, for one, are absolutely stoked to get to Baltimore, Maryland for all the goodness that is to come. After a wild ride of a year in the funeral profession, there is much to learn and grow from. […]

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 […]

Can Psychedelics Help Us Face Death More Easily?

Many of you may not know this, but along with my time writing here for the funeralOne blog, I have been going to school to become an Integrated Psychedelic Therapist.  You might be wondering what in the world that even means. So let me go ahead and tell you before you go and Google any […]

15 Pieces of Advice For New Funeral Professionals (From Industry Vets)

If you’re a funeral professional new to the field, this blog is for you. First of all, welcome to this ever changing, wildly changing world of being a funeral professional! It’s an exciting time to join this profession.  Just don’t get too comfortable, because the funeral profession you see now may not be what it […]

5 Death Influencers (Of All Ages) You Should Know About

I love Death Influencers because they’re changing the game for the funeral profession in a big way. If you’re reading this and thinking to yourself: “What the heck is a ‘death influencer?’” then let me explain. A Death Influencer is someone who has a large online following on one or more social media platforms, who […]

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 […]

What Will It Take To Create The Funeral Home Of The Future?

We all know what your typical idea of a funeral home conjures up in your mind.  Caskets, chapel seating, the smell of funeral flowers, maybe a faint smell of coffee, warm lighting… And this version of a funeral home has worked for some time now.  Now, as we explore the idea of what a funeral […]