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ITV reveals majority of Britons unprepared for Funerals

ITV’s Tonight released the documentary, ‘Funerals: A Costly Undertaking?’ on 3rd November. The programme uncovered some interesting insights towards the funeral industry and the British public’s thoughts on funerals. ITV’s approach was largely preoccupied with the negative, as the National Association of Funeral Directors remark, “the case studies focused solely on families who, for various [...]

2017-05-16T13:41:41+00:00 November 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

A Personalised Funeral is the Best Celebration of Life

Funerals are becoming less of a taboo topic as the celebration of life is now an important part of the bereavement process of our loved ones. A personalised funeral is a way of putting time and thought into a unique ceremony that reflects your loved one’s life. A funeral should be a memorable, and strong [...]

2017-05-16T13:41:42+00:00 October 7th, 2016|News|0 Comments

5 Observations of Grief

All bereavement is different and when someone loses a loved one they can deal with grief in many different ways. Not every way of dealing with grief is healthy, look out for these 5 observations to help the grieving process for your friend or family member experiencing a loss. 1. Believing they will ‘get over [...]

2017-05-16T13:41:42+00:00 September 20th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Can dogs mourn the loss of their owners?

Last week an image surfaced from the earthquake disaster in Italy, of a loyal blonde cocker spaniel called Flash, lying by the casket of his master. The touching image gives us an insight into the instinctive and natural need to mourn and leaves us questioning whether we could learn something from our beloved pets. The thought [...]

2017-05-16T13:41:42+00:00 September 8th, 2016|News|0 Comments

An Elderly Gentleman’s View of Bereavement

Alright, here goes. I’m old. What that means is that I’ve survived (so far) and a lot of people I’ve known and loved did not. I’ve lost friends, best friends, acquaintances, co-workers, grandparents, mom, relatives, teachers, mentors, students, neighbours, and a host of other folks. I have no children, and I can’t imagine the pain [...]

2017-05-16T13:41:42+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|Shared Experiences|0 Comments