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Ten Essential Facts Everyone Needs to Know About the Protocol for Funeral Processions

You may never have thought about it, but funeral etiquette extends to the procession. Even if you have never participated in one, chances are you have seen a funeral procession—also known as a co...
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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Good Mood Food: Munch on These Eight Delicious Tidbits to Feel Happier

Food is connected to many human emotions. For instance, it can be a source of comfort, a reward, or a guilty pleasure. Scientists have long studied how what we put in our mouths affects our minds....
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Monday, August 29, 2022

Managing Family Conflict at the Funeral: Here’s How to Keep the Peace

It’s not uncommon for family disagreements to arise following the passing of a loved one. Heightened emotions can lead to arguments as bereaved family members navigate through their grief. And if...
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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Delivering a Memorable Eulogy

Funerals can be particularly challenging for those who have been asked to deliver a eulogy. This moving speech serves as a personal tribute to the departed, summing up the key events of their lif...
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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Do You Know the Most Common Mistakes Men Make with Their Health?

Generally speaking, men tend to overlook their health more than women do. Research also shows that men are more likely to smoke, drink too much alcohol, and bury their emotions. They tend to enga...
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Thursday, July 21, 2022

Honoring Our Veterans On Independence Day & Beyond in Light of COVID 19

This month, we take the time to honor our Veterans and their heroic contribution to America, a free nation. During the COVID-19 Pandemic, veterans have been hit hard with heightened health and eco...
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Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Five Tried-and-True Tips for Selecting a Funeral Celebrant

Choosing a person to officiate the funeral ceremony for a departed family member is a critically important decision. Because they will be the voice honoring your loved one, you should select an i...
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Saturday, July 16, 2022

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