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Why People Close LinkedIn After Death

Look at yourself in the mirror. What do you see? An accomplished person? OR are you not yet satisfied with who you are? Sometimes we simply forget the purpose of living. We get so caught up with portraying our 'perfect lives', when really, we don't really understand what defines perfection. What are we seeking to achieve

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Welcome To The Age Of Robotic Psychotherapy

Over the past decade, the development of a humanoid has been vague yet there are plans to integrate this 'humanoid technology' into our psychotherapeutic system. What are these implications on our patients? Is this further reliance on technology something humanity should really partake in? The most iconic research papers including New York University's paper run

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How To Close Twitter After Death

Have you heard that social media platforms have…? A microphone feature that records your background conversations? Ability to access your browser history, data and location (even pinpoint your exact locational address)? Legal right to contain your online information for up to 90 days even AFTER you manually delete them? Contemporary Issues With Social Media I'm

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BEFORE Someone Dies – Some Preneed Thoughts

The Saturday before Christmas, a woman called me desperate for help. Her 86-year-old father had just died in the hospital. She and her mother were seeking a burial plot for him. He was Russian Orthodox, so cremation was out – he had to be buried. The daughter and wife wanted a resting place with trees

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Dr Alan Wolfelt: ‘Companioning’ Those In Grieving

20 years ago, Dr Alan Wolfelt had commenced an initiative to create a 'Centre for Loss and Life Transition.' The primary focus of this sanction sought to fulfil his mission to Help People Help Others. What differentiates Dr Alan Wolfelt from other psychotherapists, is his innovative development and application of his ‘companioning’ model on the patients who seek

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How To Close Facebook After Death

Current statistics indicate that 3 of 5 of the deceased had a Facebook account when they were still living. This accounts for approximately 60% of the deceased with an account. It is not surprising that this percentage is incrementing year by year, with respect to the growing use of social media in the 21st century. Of the

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Are We Cheating Death With Artificial Intelligence?

When will your story end? What if we told you that it doesn't have to end? It is arguably an ethical topic that we’re treading on here, but imagine what today would be like if we still had the some of the minds of the greatest scientists and academics such as Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton?

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Cyber-Bullying After Death

"In loving memory of Karmah Jayne Hall…" "R.I.P. Karmah…" "Rest well, angel." These words flooded the newsfeed of my Facebook newsfeed. It seemed as if, at least momentarily, Facebook had turned into a sanction of an obituary. And strangely enough, that’s how I found out. Shockingly, after reading the ABC News, I have come to

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5 Stages of Grief

Grief is a natural response to loss. It’s the emotional suffering you feel when something or someone you love is taken away. Your grief might be intense, overwhelming and feel like it will never go away. Everyone grieves differently Grieving is a personal and highly individual experience. There is really no set timeframe for grieving.

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Aquamation Flows Into A Cremation Trend

With the popularity of cremation increasingly growing over the years, the advancement in technology keeps changing the conventional method of turning a deceased’s body into ashes.  What would you say if I told you that a body can now be cremated with ….WATER? Interesting – right? It seems technology is not only changing the way

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