Death and Dying Blog

What Are Bio-Cremation Alternatives? No Comments

Over the past several decades, cremation has become a viable alternative to traditional burial services. Due to the Catholic church’s position changing about not being able to have a mass if you choose cremation, and many people thinking about the long-term ecological impact of traditional burials and caskets, cremation has been on the rise significantly for those who are looking for something outside of the old traditions…

Stress Causes Cancer to Spread Faster, New Research Suggests No Comments

In the end of 2016, an Australian research study revealed that too much stress in life can trigger the cancer cells to multiply and spread throughout the body rapidly. The research’s basic premise was that stress puts the lymphatic system in motion; making is easier for cancer cells to spread throughout the system in the blood…

Mesothelioma Life Expectancy Explained No Comments

Mesothelioma is an uncommon and aggressive type of cancer, and one that is often fatal once diagnosed. This type of cancer has a long latency period. This means symptoms are not detectable until the disease has often progressed to stage 3 and 4 of the cancer ranking system…

How to Plan for the End of Your Life No Comments

Making plans for the end of your own life and your funeral is a chore that is easily postponed. But, as the years go by and perhaps increasing physical illnesses make it more and more difficult to forget about the inevitable, it feels more and more acceptable and in many cases…

Pre Nuptial Agreements and Estate Planning No Comments

You may have heard the phrase Pre Nuptial Agreement in famous celebrity divorces, like the case of Tiger Woods & Elin Nordegren for example. Maybe you’ve thought that these were exclusively a celebrity clause, and not available to Joe Public. This couldn’t be further from the truth, and many couples marrying are now opting to draw up Pre Nuptial Agreements…

An Introduction To Humanist Funerals No Comments

Humanist funerals are gaining popularity across the world. In short, they offer the opportunity to celebrate someone’s life in the most unique and individual way possible. Still not sure what makes up a humanist funeral and why you should consider one? Read on to find out more…