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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. Things like anniversaries, birthdays and Christmas seem to amplify the loss. If it’s your first Christmas since suffering a bereavement it can be one of…

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Using Nature to Help You Through Grief

It’s fairly well known that experiencing the natural world is a major boost to your mental health. But as well as giving you a chance to recharge, surrounding yourself with nature can make a huge difference when you’re going through…

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Choosing the Inscription on a Headstone

Choosing the inscription on a headstone or memorial plaque can be more difficult than you think. It can make those responsible anxious, it can be stressful, yet at the same time be a source of comfort. Sometimes a loved one…

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Helping Someone Through Grief

If you’re helping someone through grief, understand that death is always hardest on those left behind. When someone experiences the death of a loved one, they still have to get up and function in some way or other. Day in…

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Who Legally Owns the Ashes?

If you’re an executor of a will you may find yourself in the delicate situation of having to make decisions based on vague or limited information when it comes to funeral arrangements. Decisions around what should happen with the ashes…

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Using the Tell Us Once Service

The Tell Us Once scheme was created by the Department for Work and Pensions to help people notify the relevant authorities of a death in one go. The government found that it could take up to 44 contacts with government…

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