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Jane Duncan Rogers

Decluttering

By Jane Duncan Rogers / January 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

Inspired by the BIG Method, Michael Williams (a BIG Solutions end-of-life planning facilitator) decided to tackle the problem of de-cluttering a lifetime of posessions head-on.

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The Independent – January 2020

By Jane Duncan Rogers / January 7, 2020 / 0 Comments

My story is included in the Independent’s round-up of readers’ stories of love, adventure, hellos and goodbyes: the years that changed their decade in the 2010s.

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She Magazine – Winter 2019

By Jane Duncan Rogers / December 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

As we enter a new decade I share my tips for making it meaningful, and planning well for the future, in this online magazine for women.

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Christmas: 5 Tips On How To Cope When You’re Grieving

By Jane Duncan Rogers / December 18, 2019 / 6 Comments

Christmas, or any other celebration at this time of year  – how to cope when you’re grieving. Is it even possible? Just the thought of your loved one at this time can be a nightmare, especially when it is a partner, child or other person you were living with. I hope this infographic will help…

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Time to get rid of euphemisms about death – or not?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / December 11, 2019 / 11 Comments

Recently, an article was published in the Guardian on this subject. But is it really time to get rid of euphemisms about death? Could it be that if we do this, we are throwing the baby out with the bathwater? I was intrigued about this idea, and so asked people in a few Facebook groups…

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Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room

By Jane Duncan Rogers / December 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

  Right now, there is probably an elephant in your room, lurking. It’ll be either deeply hidden behind the furniture, or able to be seen but stuck in the corner of the room, or in some cases, it might be right in the middle of the room, and people pass around it. I call this…

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Marrying Yourself After Becoming a Widow: A Beautiful Ritual to Help You Recover

By Jane Duncan Rogers / November 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

Being left behind takes quite a bit of getting used to, there is no doubt about it. But we can’t bury ourselves in our grief for the rest of our lives. We need to find a way to recover and move on. Some of us choose to remarry, and so did I, although this is a different kind of marriage.

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3 Tips for Making End-Of-Life Talk Easier

By Jane Duncan Rogers / November 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

How do we bring death out of the closet and into our lives, without the terror? We need to start talking about it again. Here are some pointers to starting a conversation in a world that is afraid of the one thing that statistics say will happen to 100% of us.

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4 tips to dealing with the effects of missing someone you love

By Jane Duncan Rogers / November 19, 2019 / 4 Comments

Missing your Mum or your Dad after they have died is as natural as anything, especially if they have played a large part in your life, such as if you had been caring for them. The grief comes with a big slam, catches you sideways, and tosses and turns you all over the place. A…

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14 Easy Ways to Keep Funeral Costs Down

By Jane Duncan Rogers / November 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

“I don’t want to pay that amount of money for something I don’t want!” I screamed these words to the funeral director who sat opposite me on the sofa two days after my husband had died. Tears rolled down my cheeks, I felt beside myself with rage and misery. I didn’t want to have to…

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