An Overview on Pet Urns

Pets are often the most beloved members in most families. Thus, they too deserve to be memorialized in a fitting way, especially when you have your pet’s cremated remains with you. Due to the increased acceptance of pet cremations, pet memorial urns are also becoming more prevalent. So, when opting for pet cremation, you can […]

When Is It Time To Stop Grieving?

Experts believe that grief is experienced in five common stages including denial, bargaining, depression, anger, and acceptance. However, there is no set time for getting over the grief of losing a loved one. Even the stages of grieving process tend to differ from one individual to another as they do not follow any set rules […]

Funeral Practices In Different Religions

Holding a funeral or memorial service gives you the opportunity to celebrate and honor the life of a deceased loved one. Moreover, it allows you to share and express your grief and mourn over the loss to ultimately acknowledge and accept the reality of death. Furthermore, the gathering brings the departed individual’s near and dear […]

Flying with Cremation Urns

Traveling with cremated remains is not too common. Thus, if you are in a situation in which you are required to transport the ashes of a loved one by air, then you must be looking for rules and guidelines in this regard. First of all, you need to decide whether you want to air cargo […]

How To Choose The Right Casket For Your Pet

After losing a beloved pet, you may want to pay a tribute to your special companion by organizing a funeral or memorial service for him. Thus, you can place the pet in a beautiful pet casket during the ceremony and then, bury him in a dignified way in a pet cemetery or some other location of […]

Things Not to Say to People Who Are Grieving

When trying to comfort an individual dealing with the loss of a loved one, it is often hard to find the right words. In fact, at times, people tend to say things that make the bereaved even more upset and distressed. Thus, while encouraging the bereaved to recover from grief and move on in life, […]

How To Cope With Loneliness After The Death Of A Loved One

The death of a loved one is likely to make you feel lonely and devastated. Thus, when striving to move on from the loss, it is essential to go through the pain instead of denying or suppressing it. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.”Matthew 5:4People usually do not accept the reality […]

How To Choose The Right Funeral Home?

It is hard to choose the right funeral home when coping with the loss of a loved one.  Nevertheless, you can consider some useful tips to help you with this task so that you can find a funeral provider best suited for your needs. Tips for Choosing a Funeral Home Search for local funeral homes […]

How To Turn Grief Into Joy

Turning grief into joy sounds good as long as one is not grieving. For someone who is mourning over the loss of a loved one, it is extremely difficult to rejoice or even be satisfied with comforting words like, “God must have wanted another angel.” There are five stages of grief, including denial, anger, bargaining, […]

Dealing With the Suicide of a Loved One

The suicide of a loved one leaves the bereaving family members and friends with overwhelming emotions. It is hard to deal with the suicide of a near or dear one as you keep wondering whether you could have been of some help in preventing it. Furthermore, it is still more difficult for parents to cope […]

Important Facts About Cremation

It is believed that cremation probably began in Europe and the Near East around 3000 B.C. During the process of cremation, a dead body is subjected to high temperatures to reduce it to its basic elements. Modern cremations take place in crematories that are housed within crematoriums. Cremation Facts During cremation, the body is exposed […]

What Death Can Teach Us About Life

People tend to become temporarily detached from the world after witnessing the death of a loved one, due to intense grief and shock. After all, “We live as if we are never going to die and we die as if we never lived.” Thus, death of a near or dear one compels us to think […]