Confessions of a Funeral Director

March 8, 2018 2:03 pm

Dedicated funeral director Michelle shares her insights and experience around death and funerals…

I can’t say ‘funeral director’ was at the top of my list of things I wanted to be when I grew up. I can say I thought about being a vet or a hairdresser, but funeral director never even entered my mind. Yet here I now am, helping people organise final farewells for the loved ones in their lives. Done badly, it can contribute to family conflict, overwhelm and extended grief. Done well, it can provide an important opportunity for expression and acceptance and will actually assist in the grieving process.

I guess some things you are drawn towards because of an innate passion… and some things are drawn towards you because it is exactly what you need on a soul level.

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