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Someone I Love Died. Why Am I So Angry?

Someone I Love Died. Why Am I So Angry?

If you are going through the pain of losing someone close to you, it can feel like a part of you is missing and life will never be the same. At the same time, the grieving process can include other feelings that you did not expect, like anger, irritation, guilt,...
What are the Warning Signs of Suicide?

What are the Warning Signs of Suicide?

Death by suicide is not something that we discuss over the dinner table. It is generally a taboo topic because we feel uncomfortable with the fact that some people choose to end their lives. Most people have strong opinions about death by suicide. Some religions even...
Why Should I Have a Funeral?

Why Should I Have a Funeral?

We chose this question for our inaugural article because it is the one question most common among us. We could respond academically by talking about archaeological digs, old burial customs and pyramids.  But, this is a singularly human question with its roots solidly...
How to Attend a Live Stream Funeral

How to Attend a Live Stream Funeral

Because our culture is becoming comfortable engaging with others on digital platforms such as Facebook Live and Zoom, we are seeing live streaming of every kind of in-person meeting from business meetings to church services to funeral and memorial services. With the...
What is a Wake?

What is a Wake?

In North Carolina, a wake, also called a viewing, is generally a time of social occasion held before a funeral in which the body of the deceased is present. This is not a sit down occasion and is generally a time to briefly see the family and the deceased and to talk...