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Understanding Grief: Am I in shock? And how do I move past it?

Understanding Grief: Am I in shock? And how do I move past it?

The loss of any loved one for many, is often the most stressful experience in our life. Our individual reaction to death varies for a multitude of reasons. Our gender, prior exposure to trauma and our general life...
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Affordable Funerals: How to make a beautiful funeral on a budget

Humans by nature are ‘meaning markers’, we design rituals around emotionally significant occurrences because it helps us to process our way through these experiences. A funeral service for your departed loved one is...

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Changes to the Australian Aged Pension in 2018

Retirement is a time to spend relaxing with lifelong friends and extended family. However before you can enjoy this period you need to navigate complex (and ever changing!) rules and regulations surrounding the...

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6 questions to ask a grieving friend

Everyone processes grief differently. When you have varying personality types and circumstances, it can make it extremely difficult to know what to say to a grieving friend.

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How to approach end of life planning when your family live abroad

Our increasingly global society has made the world feel much smaller. We're becoming incredibly mobile and in many industries it’s easier than ever to move between cities or countries for an exciting job.

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How does cremation work?

Burial in a cemetery isn’t for everyone. Whether for environmental reasons, personal beliefs, or the wish for a special final resting place, cremation is a popular passing preference chosen by more than half of...

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Which religion is most associated with cremation?

For people of faith, honouring religious beliefs is as important in death as it is in life. Respecting the cultural traditions and religious convictions of the deceased lies at the heart of many funeral services,...

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Alternative Funeral Music For Your Loved One's Service

Music is something that transcends culture, age, language and just about any other barrier in modern society. It brings us all back to a place where we connect to each other - as people. Music is something that helps...

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Signing away dignity: GP obligations and the business of death

The first time it happened I couldn’t believe it. I was watching a GP hand a grieving family their loved one’s death certificate…in a carpark. Instead of visiting them at their home — instead of showing respect for...

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