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Grieving the Loss of a Loved One: Tips for Healing and Acceptance

Grieving loss is one of life’s most difficult emotional challenges… whether it’s the death of a loved one or a relationship that’s ended, whether it’s the death of a loved one or a relationship that’s ended, grief can leave us in shock or feeling guilt, fear, physical and emotional pain, or even drive us into depression. While it is a …

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The Legal Aspects of Funeral Planning: Everything You Need to Know

When someone dies, their loved ones are often left with a lot of questions. What do we do now? How do we handle the funeral? Who makes the decisions? One of the most important decisions that need to be made is how to handle the legal aspects of death. This can be a confusing and daunting task, but don’t worry, …

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Creating a Password Legacy: how to create, store and share

How many passwords do we use on a regular basis? Doesn’t it feel frustrating trying to remember them all? You’re not alone. According to SplashData, the average person has about 25 different passwords. And that’s just for our online accounts! Even worse is the trouble many families go through in trying to unlock all of the accounts of their loved …

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Where to be buried: how to choose a final resting place

When it comes time to choose a final resting place, most people don’t know where to start. There are so many options available, it can be difficult to make a decision. From geographic factors to cemeteries and green burial options, let’s take a look at the considerations, so you can make the best decision for you and your loved ones. …

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The Five Stages of Grief: Are They Really in Order?

We have all heard of the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. But are they really in order? Which one comes first? How do you know when you’re grieving and is there ever an end to the process? Let’s break down each stage, and see how it impacts the healing process. “Grief – for those of …

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5 Present and Future Benefits of Preplanning

When the time comes, do you want your loved ones to have to make difficult decisions about your funeral? Instead, consider preplanning your funeral or cremation. Preplanning has many benefits for both you and your loved ones. Preplanning is the process of making end-of-life arrangements in advance. This can include anything from deciding on burial or cremation to finalizing service …

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What not to wear to a funeral and 7 other etiquette faux pas

Manners matter, especially when you’re attending a funeral. What you wear and say can make or break an already difficult situation. It can be nerve-wracking trying to follow etiquette rules that you don’t know or understand. Let’s go over some basic things you can keep in mind so you can feel comfortable and confident, and most importantly – be able …