Maori Funeral Traditions

Maori Funeral Traditions

Every culture since civilisation has three things in common - some type of funeral rites, rituals and ceremonies; a sacred place for the dead; memorialisation of the dead.

31 May 2016

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How to talk about the loss of a pet with your child

How to talk about the loss of a pet with your child

Pets can teach children a lot of valuable lessons, such as the importance of empathy and how to look after another living creature. They have the potential to bring a lot of joy and they can teach children about the one inevitability in life: loss.

31 May 2016

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Bereavement Myth Number 6 - Why Keeping Busy Is A Bad Plan When Grieving

Bereavement Myth Number 6 - Why Keeping Busy Is A Bad Plan When Grieving

Nearly every griever we’ve ever met has told us that well-meaning family and friends have given them the advice to keep busy in the aftermath of a loss.

03 March 2016

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Bereavement Myth Number 4 - Grief Takes Time

Bereavement Myth Number 4 - Grief Takes Time

Over time, we have identified six major myths that are so universal that nearly everyone can relate to having absorbed them early in life, although they can’t always explain what they mean and whether or not they are true or helpful.

23 February 2016

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Bereavement Myth Number 3 - Grieve Alone

Bereavement Myth Number 3 - Grieve Alone

Over time, we have identified six major myths that are so universal, that nearly everyone can relate to having absorbed them early in life, although they can’t always explain what they mean and whether or not they are true or helpful.

07 February 2016

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