Memorial Chronicles

December 02, 2014

What to Do After a Loved One Dies

The death of someone we love changes our lives forever. The first thing to do when your loved one dies is to take time to sit with your loved one and let yourself process what happened.

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November 23, 2014

Are you ready to embrace Good Death? The best of Reddit AMA with Caitlin Doughty.

With Caitlin's permission, I am sharing my favorite questions and answers that transpired during Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) with her. Caitlin Doughty is Founder of the Order of the Good Death and New York Times bestselling author of “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory”. You, the reader, deserve to know what the good death is all about and how you can get ready for it.

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November 18, 2014

Finding Right Urn Size For Holding Ashes

Just like people and pets, urns come in many different shapes and sizes. The general rule of thumb is for every pound of the person's total weight you will need one cubic inch of space. So if a person weighed 150 lbs. you will need an urn that is 150 cubic inches or larger.

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November 11, 2014

10 Practical Ways to Help a Grieving Person

This post shares the highlights of the "Sorry for your Loss: What People Who Are Grieving Wish You Knew" book by Alicia King.

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November 04, 2014

The Power of Intuition to Transform Grief into Healing

This post shares the highlights of the talk given by Michael Mapes, intuitive business coach about the power of intuition to transform grief into healing.

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October 28, 2014

What Makes a Home Funeral

Guest Blog Post: Cassandra Yonder, a home funeral guide of Beyond Yonder Death Midwifery talks about what makes a home funeral.

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October 21, 2014

Transcendence and Making Meaning Out of Loss: Part II

This post shares the highlights of the talk given by Ashley Davis Bush, psychotherapist with over 20 years experience of working with grievers.

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