Funerals Around the World Series: Europe

Across the world, families perform rituals of mourning, ceremonies of respect, celebrations of life, and ordinances of honor for those who have passed on. In a previous post, we discussed some funeral traditions culturally ascribed to The Americas. Let’s take a look at just a few European traditions to better understand their cultural influences.

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Understanding the 5 Stages of Grief

Based on the research and writings of Elizabeth Kubler-Ross Elizabeth Kubler-Ross said, “Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose.” Let’s follow her advice and come to understand how we and those we care about experience grief. The […]

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