What Is a Memorial?

Are you getting ready to honor the life of a recently departed loved one? From traditional funerals to celebrations of life, there are a lot of options available these days. And one of the most popular options out there is the standard memorial service. But, what is a memorial service exactly, and how does it differ from other events, like funerals? If you’re getting ready to celebrate the life of a lost loved…

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What to Do in PA This Fall

Fall is packed with fun holidays, beautiful home decorations, and everyone’s favorite Starbucks drink—the pumpkin spice latte. However, as the cold weather moves in, it’s easy to isolate yourself. That’s why it’s so important to explore beautiful fall activities, especially if you’re working through the loss of a loved one. There’s still plenty of time to plan out some exciting fall activities. Whether you’re an indoors or outdoors lover, the…

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Finding Positivity With the Changing of Seasons

It’s been proven over and over again how a positive attitude has many physical and mental benefits. If you feel your positivity slipping during the changing of seasons, what can you do to get back to a better mindset? The onset of shorter days and colder weather can make people feel gloomy. You could be suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder or just feeling down due to natural changes. Even a…

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How Getting Outside Can Boost Mental Health

The age-old question is: nature, or nurture? What about being nurtured by nature? Multiple scientific studies show the clear link between being in nature and a positive effect on mental health. I’ve also experienced it for myself; whenever I’m in a depressive slump, a long walk outside is a guaranteed mood booster. Read on to find out why getting outside is one of the best things you can do for…

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