Every day we speak with families dealing with loss. Often, they ask us if we have any suggestions on grief support resources available online. Here are three resources we’ve found valuable: The Dougy Center – The national center for grieving children and families, founded in 1982. GriefShare.org – A resource for locating the nearest GriefShare group
Type ‘cremation urns’ into a Google search and this is what you will find hundreds of nearly idential options. But look out across the faces and people with whom we interact throughout our life, no sameness. Variety and personality abound. We are fortunate to live in an amazingly diverse, constantly evolving world. No doubt our
Imagine, if you will, a scenario in which a customer goes to a car dealer to purchase a new vehicle. Without asking any further questions, the car salesman walks them over to a collection of the cheapest models on the lot and tells them they can have any of these models in any of the three colors
How did we arrive at the universal conclusion that families wish to remember their loved ones by keeping their cremated remains in a rectangular box or a Grecian-inspired vase? I mean, from the standpoint it needs to be a geometry that can hold volume, I get it. But why only a box and a vase?
Barry Schwartz’s book, “The Paradox of Choice,” explored how humans react when given varying levels of choice. Schwartz found that most people prefer to have options from which to choose, but that there is a point at which too many choices paralyze an individual, hindering their ability to make a decision. Since his book’s release,