Trouble with appetite How to Get Through Loss Most get through not over grief

Trouble with appetite how to get through loss most

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Trouble with appetite How to Get Through Loss Most get through, not over, grief Finding solace in religion Finding comfort in rituals Acknowledging and sharing grief Helping yourself through o Self-expression o Good physical care Drink water Exercise  Mourning and Funerals: Final Rites Costs o Average funeral and burial costs $7,000 o Determined by social norms and customs Differing Conceptions of Death Reactions to death are diverse o Dependent on practices and values of culture and subculture Two different hands-on approaches The traditional Islamic  ritual o Faces the dying person to mecca o Washes and places a shroud around the body o Carries the corpse to the cemetery The traditional Japanese  ritual o When about to die: Family surrounds the person Closest member wets the dying person’s lips o After death: The first son shaves the head Clips fingernails
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Performs the bathing ritual American Burial Preparation Most popular burials are those of cremation or embalming  o Then either buried, stored in mausoleum, scattered or destroyed Body can also be buried in a casket and laid to res in a cemetery, with a  tombstone placed over the grave Immortality American Style The Alcor Life Extension Foundation o Cryonic preservation o Freezing people for possible awakening later on or possible future cloning Cards From Beyond o Offer the ability to send cards to loved ones after their death ATT&T Lab’s Natural Voices o Type your message and the voice cloning allows the dead to utter your  words
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