Why College Students Are Dying to Get Into 'Death Classes'
Thousands of college courses on dying and mortality are being held nationwide—and teaching lessons about life.
Unexpected Troubles When a Client Dies: Resolving Issues and Conflicts at the Time of Death
Monday, April 8, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Program Chair:
Spiritual Significance Of Cremation After Death
After death, there are usually two ways of disposing of the dead. They are: burial and cremation. Burial involves placing the body either in a long-lasting or a biodegradable casket and burying it in burial ground or cemetery Cremation, on the other hand, is an irreversible process because it involves subjecting the body to high temperatures to reduce it into its basic elements However, contrary to…
CONFESSIONS OF A FUNERAL DIRECTOR » 5 Benefits of Educating Yourself About Death in Your 20’s
Today's guest post is written by Michael PericeDeath is scary, and even members of society with requisite training and experience (including funeral directors, therapists, and clergy) sometimes have trouble processing the death of a loved one.
Death: why children should be taught about it in school
Everyone dies, so why are so many people still afraid to talk about it?
Talking to Kids About Death and Grief: 10 Comprehensive Tips
If you came here looking for a script for talking to your child about death and grief, I’m sorry, we …
How to Live with Death
Psychoanalyst Adam Phillips on how Darwin and Freud reframed our mortality as an organizing principle of human life.
How to Divide Assets After a Death
You don't have to squabble with family members about how to divide assets after a death, unless you want to. If the deceased left a valid will, the property passes according to its terms. If not, ...
Lego Funeral Set Exists To Help Children Learn About Death
Death is an awkward topic, one that most of us try to avoid talking and thinking about at all costs, even though we are all certain to be confronted by it at least a few times in our lives. This lack of communication, acceptance and preparedness can make the grieving process even harder than it already is, as we stumble about in confusion about what to do and how to feel.
How to Comfort a Friend After a Death
The Merriam-Webster dictionary says that to be bereaved is to be “suffering the death of a loved one.” It can be challenging to know what to do in the time of a friend's loss, but what's important is that you offer your support and encouragement. The comforter should be ready to face the number of psychological states caused by...
Life Lessons Learned From Death
You might not think that working with death can teach you about life but the truth of the matter is there are some very valuable life lessons to be found on the other side of the grave. And just in case you doubt that to be true, please allow me to pontificate. Never put off …
Good Grief: How I Use Positive Thinking to Cope with Death
After her father was murdered, her brother died in prison, and boyfriend died in a car accident over six years, she found a healthy way to deal with her grief.
How Will You Be Remembered After Death?
9 simple questions to find out how you will be remembered after death based on your personality. The answer may surprise you!
Social Media and Death: How to Secure Your Digital Afterlife
One of the most taboo topics on social media is death. It's rarely mentioned beyond the occasional sympathy message aimed at people who have recently lost a loved one, or who are commemorating the anniversary of a loved one's passing... Read More
How to Talk to Kids About Death |
A grieving child needs information that is clear and comprehensible for their development level. Here are some guidelines for discussing death with children.
Terrorism, Tragedy, and Death: What to Tell Children
When tragedy and death strike as they have in recent news headlines, we adults often feel the need to protect our children, but that is impossible. With the age of technology and instant communica…
How to Handle Death of Loved One
A checklist to help you with details and responsibilities after a loved one dies.
Facebook After Death: What Should the Law Say?
When you die, your social media presence lives on. But should it? Lawmakers and lawyers are tackling the question of what should happen to your digital life after death. The Uni...
What Happens Immediately After Death?
Volume 36, Number 6 On Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001, thousands of people died-wives and husbands, fathers and mothers, married and single persons-most thrust quickly into eternity–primarily because of a terrorist jihad aimed at the destruction of Israel and those who support that nation. The violent attacks caught the world by surprise. We pray that the shock and fear and inconvenience caused by the dastardly deed…
How to Care for Your Pet's Remains After Death
What will you do with your pet's remains? After the loss of your dog, what happens next? Learn about pet cremation, burial, and memorial options.