Tips for Giving a Great Speech at a Funeral

Tips for Giving a Great Speech at a FuneralA funeral is a time when we mourn the loss of our loved ones and remember all the great things they did in life. We are united with mutual friends and family in our sadness and this is a great way to get closure after a long illness or a sudden loss.

At the same time it also a chance to honour that person and to give them the send-off they deserve, which is why you may wish to give a speech. This is a scary and difficult thing to do of course though, so if you’re planning on talking at a funeral you may be looking for some advice to help you through.

Should You Make a Speech?

The first question to answer with regards to your speech is whether or not it’s a good idea to go ahead with one. This is something that many people will find scary and difficult, and particularly if you were very close to your loved one and if you struggle to talk about them yet. Continue reading “Tips for Giving a Great Speech at a Funeral” »

How to Remember Someone Once They’re Gone

How to Remember Someone Once They're GoneLosing a loved one is one of the most painful experiences that any of us will ever have to go through and is incredibly difficult to come to terms with. There are many complex emotions that stem from such an ordeal, and these involve a lot more than just ‘missing’ that person.

One example of this is the way you may feel torn about ‘getting over’ the person who is gone from your life. On the one hand you might find yourself feeling as though you want to keep them in mind at all times and make sure you don’t forget them in any way, but then at the same time you will also have the need to move on with your life and for things to get back to normal.

How do you maintain this balance of keeping that person in mind, without being in a constant state of sadness? Continue reading “How to Remember Someone Once They’re Gone” »