12 Mar 2019

Coping with Loss

There are few sources of stress more traumatizing – or more inevitable – than dealing with the death of a loved one. This could be a cherished grandparent, parent, sibling, spouse, or anybody else who you hold to your heart. The grieving process is a difficult one to get through, and there are many ways people act out – both healthy and unhealthy. Regardless of how you cope with it, there are certain things to keep in mind, and ways […]

04 Mar 2019

Unusual Death Rituals from Around the World

Death is one of the few universal constants in the world. Across time and space, uncounted billions of people have lived and died, and dealing with their remains has always been a matter of concern. This became more important as people settled into one place as disposing of the dead was a critical health concern. Simple burials and cremations were not always the norm, and some cultures practiced rituals that we would view as unusual or outlandish today – perhaps […]