4 Ways to Manage Your Stress When Making Funeral Preparations

Experiencing a loved one’s death can conjure up some of our darkest emotions: sadness, fear, anger, and anxiety. These emotions can add on to the stress you are already facing, triggering the brain to release more cortisol, also known as the stress hormone. Too much...

4 Steps to Help You Develop a Future Plan for Your Life

Planning for the future is something that probably not a lot of people do. Everything from determining your career path to marriage and retirement, it can be tough to nail down a plan, especially when the future is many years ahead. With a plan for the future, you...

4 Things You Should Never Do At A Buddhist Funeral

Funerals are often solemn affairs, and Buddhist funerals are no exception. For first-timers at a Buddhist funeral, it is not strange to feel out of place, especially if you do not share the same faith. However, it is still crucial to be clear about the etiquette –...

The Essential Nature Of Symbols In A Time Of Grief

There are moments when even the most eloquent of us find words insufficient. When it comes to something as profoundly complex as death and grief, sometimes words alone are not enough to comfort a broken soul. That is why sometimes communicating through symbols helps....

Why Millennials Are Embracing Early Funeral Planning

The avocado toast generation, strawberry generation, or snowflake generation – call them what you want, but Millennials are a markedly different generation from the Gen X and Boomers. While some may say those born in the 80s and 90s lack resilience and are frivolous...

How To Ensure Your Funeral Plans Are Fulfilled Upon Death

Planning a dream wedding is a normal thing in life – but what about planning for your ‘dream funeral’? Pre-planning one’s funeral is gaining more acceptance today, and talking about one’s end-of-life wishes is less of a taboo thing to say. For some, this is for...