What Funeral Professionals Should Know About Loss and Family Dynamics

September 12, 2019 Finding Resilience

I remember my counseling professor’s unique introduction to family systems theory. He argued that families are like duck ponds. A pond with a group of ducks is an ecosystem with multiple reciprocal relationships. If...

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What Funeral Professionals Should Know About Grieving Families

August 01, 2019 Finding Resilience

Experienced funeral professionals understand that the families they serve are going through some of the most difficult times in their lives. People who are grieving can be under stress from many different causes,...

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Does Gratitude Really Make a Difference?

November 01, 2018 Featured, Finding Resilience

Note: This post is presented as part of Finding Resilience, a burnout prevention program for funeral professionals. To learn more about this program and sign up for free resources, click here.

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I’ll Bet You Could Write a Book

October 04, 2018 Funeral Directors, Funeral Home Workplace, Finding Resilience

Note: This post is presented as part of Finding Resilience, a burnout prevention program for funeral professionals. To learn more about this program and sign up for free resources, click here.

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Restore Balance: Read the “Thank You” Notes

August 30, 2018 Funeral Directors, Funeral Home Workplace, Finding Resilience

Note: This post is presented as part of Finding Resilience, a burnout prevention program for funeral professionals. To learn more about this program and sign up for free resources, click here.

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Can You Doodle Your Way to Productivity?

July 05, 2018 Funeral Directors, Funeral Home Workplace, Finding Resilience

Note: This post is presented as part of Finding Resilience, a burnout prevention program for funeral professionals. To learn more about this program and sign up for free resources, click here.

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Your Mom Was Right: The Benefits of Handwritten Notes

May 03, 2018 Featured, Funeral Directors, Funeral Home Workplace, Finding Resilience

Note: This post is presented as part of Finding Resilience, a burnout prevention program for funeral professionals. To learn more about this program and sign up for free resources, click here.

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Operate a More Efficient Funeral Business with Automatic Reminders

April 05, 2018 Funeral Directors, Funeral Home Workplace, Finding Resilience

Note: This post is presented as part of Finding Resilience, a burnout prevention program for funeral professionals. To learn more about this program and sign up for free resources, click here.

Ever feel like you...

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Want to Feel Good? Thank a Mentor

March 01, 2018 Funeral Directors, Funeral Home Workplace, Finding Resilience

Note: This post is presented as part of Finding Resilience, a burnout prevention program for funeral professionals. To learn more about this program and sign up for free resources, click here.

Dr. Martin Seligman was...

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Course Adjustments: Making Changes to Avoid Funeral Director Burnout

June 29, 2017 Funeral Directors, Funeral Home Workplace

Professionals in a wide variety of fields consider it a badge of honor to wear many hats in their business. However, I don’t know of any professionals who wear more hats than funeral directors.

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