The Human Touch
Recently, I came across an article that referenced the prerequisites to be a funeral director. Besides the educational and technical requirements, additional key skills included time-management, interpersonal skills and compassion. Two of the three latter skills relate to working directly with people. This is the human touch of the business that is so important. It reminded me of what makes this career so unique and special - what funeral directors do every day, how hard it c
Don't Wait Before It's Too Late!
As I get older, the reality of mortality begins to be more prevalent as older family members, friends and even celebrities I grew up with begin to pass. However, the conversation of one’s own eventual demise still isn’t water cooler or lunch time conversation – at least not yet. Yet, there appears to be a growing trend to taking a more direct approach to facing one’s death. From an introspective approach, reminiscing about your life, the things you did and the legacy you leav