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Useful Advice for Aspiring Funeral Directors

Often, we read about what it’s like to lose someone; what it’s like to put together a funeral service, along with all the challenges that go with it. It’s uncommon for us to learn about what it’s like on the other end of the spectrum. To say that becoming a funeral director is challenging  is […]

Coping with Being Alone for the Holidays

They say there is a big difference between being lonely and being alone. Sometimes, even when you don’t have company, there are still plenty of ways to not feel sad, anxious or even depressed. This couldn’t be truer particularly when the holiday season closes in. Not everyone gets to spend the holidays with their loved […]

Arranging a Funeral

Organizing a funeral is undoubtedly difficult for anyone. Just dealing with the very thought of losing someone is already overwhelming, what more having to arrange the funeral. Some prefer not to hire a funeral director when planning a funeral. If you are one of those people, don’t feel bad about not having any financial resources […]

Helpful Funeral Etiquette Tips

Dealing with the death of a loved one is the most excruciating ordeal people go through. While it may be difficult for one to act in a supposed “certain” way when they lose someone they love, proper funeral etiquette remains as an essential part of the occasion particularly among those who are attending and offering […]

“My Last Breath” by Evanescence

The death of a loved one takes a lot out of us. A floodgate of thoughts and emotions open in all corners and we can’t help but fail to comprehend what we think and how we feel. Despite wishing we never have to deal with it, death is a fact of life. Whether it’s all […]

Remembering “The Greatest” Muhammad Ali

Three-time world heavyweight champion, the most charismatic boxer, the enigmatic philanthropist, the civil rights champion, the “black god” and “The Greatest” — Muhammad Ali was known for many things throughout his well-lived lifetime. To say that he has lived his life to the fullest is a complete understatement.

15 Memorial Quotes to Add to Your Eulogy

A eulogy is a beautiful way to exemplify the life lived by the departed. It’s an opportunity for you to express just how much that person meant to you personally. For others, coming up with a eulogy may be hard at first. There’s a lot you’d like to say but may find it challenging to […]

6 Celebrities Who Had Near Death Experiences

Near death experiences never fail to leave people in awe and speechless. Sometimes, we find ourselves thinking what happens if we were in that situation, if it was us fighting for our dear life only to be given a second shot. Undoubtedly, near death experiences of celebrities are even more interesting. They run the world, […]

6 Crazy (Funny) Things that Ever Happened in a Funeral

Funerals are undoubtedly mournful occasions. There’s nothing worse than losing someone near and dear to you. However, like all coins, there are two sides of it. Despite everything that’s burdening us during these trying times, humor has a way of injecting itself in crazy albeit entertaining ways.