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Dealing with Grief and Loss at Christmas

As the festive period approaches it can be especially hard if you’re dealing with grief. If it’s your first Christmas since suffering a bereavement it can be one of the hardest times to face. Things like anniversaries, birthdays and Christmas…

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Are You Worried About Visiting the Chapel of Rest?

Having a chance to say a final goodbye is important for many people. It can form part of the grieving process and help with the realisation that someone has died. The chapel of rest is a place where family and…

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When Bereavement Gets Complicated. What is Complex Grief?

Bereavement is always a difficult time. But for some people the grieving process becomes extended. This type of grief affects their ability to move on following the loss of a loved one. It’s called complicated or complex grief. And it…

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If Your Loved One Wants a Celebration of Life

When someone dies it’s more common today that they will want a celebration of life after, or even instead of, a traditional memorial service. People don’t want to be mourned; they want their loved ones to celebrate their life instead….

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If You Are a Pallbearer at a Funeral Service

If you find yourself in the position of being a pallbearer at funeral service you may find it emotionally challenging, nerve wracking and an honour all at the same time. As well as the practicalities, it’s partly because of the…

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On Embalming and Viewing an Unembalmed Body

On Embalming and Viewing an Unembalmed Body It’s infamously associated with the Egyptian Pharaohs. But embalming has come a long way since it’s rudimental beginnings and is now a common procedure across the world. It allows loved ones the time…

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