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Death Positive Video Games

Death Positive Video Games

There are a growing number of death positive video games that use death as the driving force. Level up, stop camping, and read our list.

how to hold a virtual memorial service

How to Hold a Virtual Memorial Service, a Step-by-Step Guide

This article about how to hold a virtual memorial service is written by our Editor, Mandy. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, families in most parts of the world are unable to hold memorial services or even attend a graveside service for a loved one that has died. I am unfortunately one of those families. My

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New Documentary Explores Why we Need to Get Better at Grief

In our age of technology and digital storytelling, there are more ways to share real stories from real families who have experienced grief from the death of a loved one. However, these stories often overlook the (spoken and unspoken) pressure grievers are put under to “just move on.” Speaking Grief is a multiplatform project focused

10 Death Positive TV Series to Stream Now

These shows, and others like them, showcase the wildly divergent ways we avoid, wrestle, and eventually confront our fear and pain in death and dying—just like real people.

How Funerals and Grief are Changing in the Age of Coronavirus

How Funerals and Grief are Changing in the Age of Coronavirus

Social distancing, self-isolation and other measures are changing death. Find out How Funerals and Grief are Changing in the Age of Coronavirus.

Funeral Traditions from Ireland: How the Irish Embrace Death

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Today is the anniversary of the death of Saint Patrick. We celebrate his Feast Day, which loosely translates to people drinking (too much) green beer and wearing green clothing, pretending to be stereotypically Irish. We have briefly written about Irish death rituals in the past. But today we wanted to dig

A Deeper Dive into Death retreat

A Deeper Dive Into Death Retreat

A review of A Deeper Dive into Death, an end-of-life retreat and death doula workshop hosted by Death Doula LA.

Green Burial Updates

Green Burial Updates 2020

Just like your grandmother’s perennials in early spring, the term Green Burial is popping up a lot more lately. Here are some important Green Burial updates for 2020.