Category: Grief & Bereavement

Jan 05
Death, Grief and Practicalities

For many in their late forties and early fifties, the loss of a parent becomes a stark reality. Data tells us roughly half will lose their father, and a third their mother, during this stage of life.This loss can be particularly profound, often coinciding with the peak of a demanding career and vast business experience. […]

Nov 01
It Makes Sense to Talk About This: Remembering Matthew Perry

The passing of Matthew Perry is a poignant reminder that loss affects us not only when we lose loved ones but also when celebrities we’ve grown to know and love pass away. It’s a testament to the power of storytelling and the connections we forge with the characters and actors that touch our lives. It’s […]

Sep 25
Funeral Directions Welcomes “Singers for Funerals”

🎶Funeral Directions Welcomes “Singers for Funerals” to our End of Life Planning Platform!🎶 At Funeral Directions, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive support during challenging times, and we are delighted to introduce “Singers for Funerals,” a remarkable duo with a vast repertoire and unparalleled experience. With nearly 500 funerals under their belt, “Singers for Funerals” […]

  • After Loss
Aug 30
The Role of a Funeral Celebrant: Guiding Light in Times of Loss

Losing a loved one is intensely challenging, touching us all. In these tough times, a compassionate guide offers solace. This is where Funeral Celebrants flourish – arranging ceremonies to honour the departed and provide comfort, regardless of beliefs. They weave personal narratives, crafting comforting ceremonies that celebrate unique lives. Gathering memories and anecdotes, they create […]

  • After Loss
Jun 20
A Gentle Reminder to Navigate Life’s Challenges

In the midst of life’s ups and downs, we often seek solace and inspiration to guide us through difficult moments. One unexpected source of comfort lies within the palm of our hands: our smartphones. Beyond their standard practical functionalities, our phones can become beacons of hope, reminder of strength, resilience, and the beautiful memories we […]

Jun 18
Supporting Those Coping with Loss During Significant Times of the year: How You Can Help

During a year significant events such as holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, and other milestones hold special meaning for many people. For those who have experienced loss, these occasions can become reminders of grief and emotional challenges. The impact of loss during significant events and times of the year can hit hard and those affected may need […]

Jun 14
Navigating Father’s Day: Finding Comfort and Support

Father’s Day is on 18th June and a special occasion dedicated to honouring and celebrating fathers and father figures. For those who have lost their fathers or are experiencing the absence of a father figure, this day can evoke a mix of emotions and challenges. Losing a father or not having a father figure present […]

May 25
The Emotional Power of Television: Exploring the Impact of Lola Pearce’s Storyline in EastEnders

Compelling storylines in television have the ability to deeply touch and engage viewers on an emotional level. EastEnders’ captivating narrative surrounding Lola Pearce exemplifies this power. Crafted by talented scriptwriters and brought to life by skilled directors, the story elicits profound responses from audiences, underscoring the impact of well-crafted storytelling. Lola’s journey resonates with universal […]

Jan 05
Navigating Loss Throughout the Year: You Don’t Have to Face It Alone

Specific events and times throughout the year can be emotionally challenging for individuals dealing with loss and grief, it’s important to recognise that other significant occasions or personal anniversaries can also evoke powerful emotions. Birthdays, anniversaries, or even simple everyday reminders can bring forth feelings of sadness, longing, and grief. This list is not exhaustive […]