Successful Grief

Successful Grief

What does successful grief look like? When my mom died, the Kubler-Ross grief model was the road map for mourning. Friends and family measured every tear and angry outburst against the five-stages of grief—denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. However,...
What to Wear to a Funeral

What to Wear to a Funeral

Deciding what is appropriate funeral wear can be tricky. Traditionally, black is the colour of choice for Western culture. Yet in China, traditional mourning wear is white, while in Thailand the the colour is purple. But not everyone grieves according to tradition....