Careers in Death Care: A Day in the Life of a Funeral Director

Careers in Death Care: A Day in the Life of a Funeral Director

The death care profession is more than just dealing with dead bodies, and we want to educate you about all the different career options in death care. Presenting our ongoing series, Careers in Death Care: A Day in the Life, where we chat with professionals within the world of end-of-life and death care to provide

How to Offer Care and Support After Suicide Loss

We talk to individuals and professionals in our community about grieving the death of a loved one from suicide, and how we might better support the people in our lives experiencing this type of loss.

The Sacred History and Art of Caring for Black Deceased Bodies

Keepers of Culture: The Sacred History and Art of Caring for Black Deceased Bodies

When we were brought to America as slaves, our sacred rituals and practices were stripped from us, particularly those pertaining to the care of our dead. Today, funeral and death care professionals can become empowered to renew balance while paying homage to the originators of our sacred practices.

Japanese Art of Kusôzu

Contemplation of a Decaying Corpse: The Japanese Art of Kusôzu

Kusōkan means ‘contemplation of the nine stages of a decomposing corpse’ and is the reflection on the repulsiveness of the body. But remember, this was no mere gore porn, the artistic intention was spiritual enlightenment.

Accessibility and Privilege in Grief Support

Accessibility and Privilege in Grief Support

Most people don’t get the support they need after someone dies, and that is bad news for individual mental health, as well as for the development of healthy families and communities.

Grave Gardening

Pushing Up Daisies: Why Grave Gardening Should be the Latest Gardening Trend

Graveyards and cemeteries are spaces for burial and mourning, but they can also be spaces for life, community, and healing. This is where grave gardening comes into play, which is the art of creating a garden at the location of your loved ones grave. There have been many studies that show gardening has many mental

Careers in Death Care: A Day in the Life of a DEATH DOULA - Q&A with Jill Schock

Careers in Death Care: A Day in the Life of a DEATH DOULA

Presenting our new ongoing series, Careers in Death Care: A Day in the Life, where we chat with professionals within the end-of-life and death care sphere to provide first hand experience and insight on working in this field.

Ecological Grief: Mourning the Loss of Our Planet

Ecological Grief: Mourning the Loss of Our Planet

Ecological grief is defined as the grief felt in response to climate-related losses of valued species, ecosystems, and meaningful landscapes due to climate change.

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